Sri Lanka President appoints 10 new Ministerial Secretaries and 2 Provincial Chief Secretaries

Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe has appointed 10 Secretaries to Ministries and 2 Chief Secretaries this morning (December 22).

The appointments come into effect on January 01, 2024, the President’s Media Division (PMD) mentioned.

The newly-appointed ministerial secretaries are as follows:

  1. Ms. Wasantha Perera – Secretary, Ministry of Education
  2. Mr. M.N. Ranasinghe – Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Prisons Affairs & Constitutional Reforms
  3. Mr. Gunadasa Samarasinghe – Secretary, Ministry of Wildlife & Forest Resources Conservation
  4. Mr. A.C. Mohammad Nafeel – Secretary, Ministry of Water Supply & Estate Infrastructure
  5. Mr. W.P.P. Yasaratne – Secretary, Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils & Local Government
  6. Mr. Saman Darshana Pandikorala – Secretary, Ministry of Irrigation
  7. B.K.P. Chandrakeerthi – Secretary, Ministry of Environment
  8. Dr. Sulaksha Jayawardena – Secretary, Ministry of Power and Energy
  9. Eng. Ranjith Rubasinghe – Secretary, Ministry of Transport Highways
  10. Dr. Dharmasri Kumaratunga – Secretary, Ministry of Technology

Newly-appointed provincial chief secretaries are:

  1. R.M.W.S. Samaradiwakara – Chief Secretary of North Central Province
  2. S.L.D.K. Wijayasinghe – Chief Secretary of the Western Province