Parliament approves five high post appointments

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 10:22 AM Oct 23 2021
Local Parliament approves five high post appointments

The Parliamentary Committee on High Posts has approved the appointments of three Secretaries to Ministries and two Ambassadors.

The approval was given yesterday (22) at a meeting of the Committee, chaired by Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.

Accordingly, approval was given to J. J Ratnasiri, Secretary to the Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government, Prof. J. M. Udith K. Jayasinghe, Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture, and S. M Piyatissa, Secretary to the State Ministry of Gem and Jewelery related Industries.

In addition, Jagath Wellawatte's appointment as the new Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Italy was approved. 

The committee also approved the appointment of J. M Janaka Priyantha Bandara as the new Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Myanmar.

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 10:22 AM Oct 23 2021

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