PM recommends extending Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe’s tenure as CBSL Governor

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in his capacity as Finance Minister has made his recommendation to the President to extend Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe’s tenure as Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL).

The term of office of the current Governor is due to end tomorrow (30).

Admist uncertainty about whether he will be reappointed for a full six year term, Dr. Weerasinghe, who assumed duties as the CBSL Governor in April, expressed his desire to continue in the position.

Meanwhilen, it is also reported that several former CBSL staff have written to the President requesting him to keep Dr. Weerasinghe in the post.