Senior Economist SR Attygalle appointed as new Finance Ministry Secretary

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Deputy Treasury Secretary S R Attygalle has been appointed as the new Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs.

Newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa also holds the portfolio of Finance and Economic Affairs. Premier Rajapaksa assumed duties in his capacity as the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs this morning (31).

Mr. S.R. Attygalle is a Senior Economist of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and was the Deputy Secretary to the Treasury. He is also serving as a Director to the Board of National Savings Bank, a Member on the Board of University Grants Commission and the Board of Management of the Superior Courts Complex.

Mr. Attygalle holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree in Mathematics from the University of Colombo and a Master’s Degree in Economics from Warwick University, United Kingdom.

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