New zoological gardens chief assumes duties tomorrow
Shermila Rajapakshe has been appointed as the new Director-General of the Department of National Zoological Gardens.
A statement issued by the department says she is scheduled to assume duties tomorrow (28).
An accountant by profession, Rajapakshe previously served as the head of social media at the Presidential Secretariat.
She succeeds Ishini Wickremesinghe who resigned as the Director-General of the National Zoological Gardens Department last month.