The letter H/NR/2020/03 sent by MP Namal Rajapaksa to the Minister of Environment - Mr. Nasir Ahmed states that Mr. M.H.D.P. Karunaratne, a resident of Tangalla area, is suitable for the post.
Accordingly, he was appointed to the position on August 10th and the appointment letter was been signed by Dr. Senarath Hevage, Chairman of the GSMB Technical Service (Pvt) Company.
Regardless, MP Rajapaksa has also proposed a resident of the Ranna area for the relevant post.
It is said that the person later nominated for the post is a private secretary of a SLPP MP from the Southern province.
(Source - Aruna)