(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The President’s Secretary Dr. P. B. Jayasundara has announced that chairpersons and members of Boards of Directors appointed to public corporations, boards and statutory bodies should not be changed.
President’s Secretary has informed all Secretaries of Ministries in writing, sources said.
The letter states that, changes can be made in public corporations only if its approved by the President.
Following the appointment of Gotabaya Rajapaksa as President, the appointments of the chairpersons and Boards of Directors of the relevant institutions were made on the recommendation of a special committee. Therefore, the President’s Secretary has informed that those officers should be given the opportunity to continue working without being replaced.