Arjuna appointed new Chairman of NSC

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A 15-member National Sports Council (NSC) headed by World Cup winning former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga was appointed by Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe yesterday. NSC was led by former National skipper Mahela Jayawardene before he stepped down.

The Committee is tasked with advising the Sports Minister with regard to improvements to the sports sector. The new members are: Arjuna Ranatunga (Chairman), Lt. Gen H.L.V.M. Liyanage, Air Marshall S.K. Pathirana, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulagetenna, Amal Edirisooriya, Maj. Gen Rajitha Ampemohotti, Dr. Maiya Gunasekera, Sriyani Kulawansha, Attorney-at-Law Ajith Pathirana, Sunil Jayaweera, Chrishantha Mendis, Lasitha Gunaratne, Nalinda Ilangakoon, Sudath Chandrasekera, Sujani Bogollagama