May 20, 2018

Mangala’s appointee not given position 

Minister Mangala Samaraweera has visited Rupavahini Corporation unannounced and appointed Ranga Bandaranayake, son of Dharmasiri Bandaranayake, as acting deputy director of current affairs, but his appointment letter, issued by director of administration Palitha Wijesinghe says acting head of division, according to reports reaching Sri Lanka Mirror.

As a result, Ranga has refused to accept the appointment letter and inquired from Wijesinghe, who replied that that the SLRC had no position as acting director of current affairs.

Wijesinghe is a person who joined SLRC as a cameraman and got promoted to his present position.

Latest reports say Wijesinghe has been instructed to re-issue Ranga’s appointment letter.