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Aug 20, 2020

Mahela to chair National Sports Council

Former Cricket captain Mahela Jayawardena was appointed today (20) as the chairman of the National Sports Council (NSC) by Namal Rajapaksa.

The committee is to advise the sports minister on sports policy matters.

Members of the NSC include :

  • Mahela Jayawardene – Chairman
  • Julian Bolling – Committee Member
  • Kumar Sangakkara – Committee Member
  • Dilantha Malagamuwa – Committee Member
  • Kasturi Chellaraja Wilson – Committee Member
  • Supun Weerasinghe – Committee Member
  • Rohan Fernando – Committee Member
  • Ruwan Keragala – Committee Member
  • Sanjeewa Wickramanayake – Committee Member
  • Major General Rajitha Ampemohotti – Committee Member
  • Lieutenant General Shaveendra Silva – Committee Member
  • Rowena Samarasinghe – Committee Member
  • Yaswanth Muttetuwegama – Committee Member
  • A.J.S.S Edirisooriya – Committee Member
  • Thiyumi Abeysinghe – Appointed Secretary

In a Tweet, Sports minister - Namal Rajapaksa has extended his thanks to the members. 

Namal Screenshot 2020 08 20 at 21.25.34

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