NEW APPOINTMENTS FROM PRESIDENT

Eleven new appointments from President

 

President Ranil Wickremesinghe has reshuffled the secretaries of eight ministries with effect from 1st January 2023.

The President’s Media Division said that the President has extended the tenure of the secretaries of three ministries for a further year.

Accordingly, the Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils & Local Government M.M.P.K. Mayadunne has been transferred to the Minister of Transport and Highways.

H.K.D.W.M.N.B. Hapuhinne who served as the Secretary to the Ministry of Women Child Affairs & Social Empowerment has been transferred to the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils & Local Government.

Meanwhile, the Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Labour and Foreign Employment M. Yamuna Perera has been appointed to the post of Secretary to the Ministry of Women Child Affairs & Social Empowerment.

Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils & Local Government M.M. Naimuddin has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Investment Promotion.

R.M.W.S. Samaradivakara, Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism and Lands.

Mr A.M.P.M. B. Atapattu, Senior Secretary to the President has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Trade, Commerce and Food Security.

The Commissioner General of the Department for Registration of Persons  P.V. Gunatillake has been appointed to the Ministry of Public Security.

Jaffna District Secretary K. Mahesan has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs.

Further, the tenure of the Secretary to the Ministry of Justice, Prison Affairs and Constitutional Reform Wasantha Perera, the Secretary to the Ministry of Education M.N. Ranasinghe and the Secretary to the Ministry of Irrigation U.D.C. Jayalal was extended for one year.

The President’s Media Division said these new appointments will be effective from 01st January 2023. 

2022-12-27