Arumainayagam, Charles appointed PSC, EC members
The Parliamentary Council has appointed Sundaram Arumainayagam and P.S.M. Charles as members of the Public Service Commission and the Election Commission, respectively.
Meeting virtually on Monday (25), under the patronage of Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, the Committee approved the proposals tabled by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in this regard.
Arumainayagam previously served as the Secretary to the State Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotions & Market Diversification and the State Ministry of Investment Promotion.
He fills the vacancy created in the Public Service Commission, following the demise of V. Sivagnanasothi.
Meanwhile, Charles will be filling the vacancy created in the Elections Commission following the resignation of Jeevan Thyagarajah .
She previously served as the Governor of the Northern Province, the Secretary to the Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine, and as the Director General of Customs.