32 Secretaries have been appointed to the State Ministries

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32 Secretaries have been appointed to the State Ministries yesterday. They received their letters of appointments under the patronage of Presidential Secretary Dr. P.B. Jayasundara at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. Speaking at this occasion, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa requested the newly appointed secretaries to commit themselves to provide quality public service. The President also said the public service should be improved to build a developed nation. The technology should be used to the maximum to provide better public service to the common masses. The President also emphasised the importance of eliminating corruption and fraud in the public service. The President also recalled the recent Indian tour where the Indian government also promised to train the Sri Lankans in various disciplines.

The new Secretaries appointed are:-
Professor Sunanda Madduma Bandara – State Ministry of Information and Communication Technology
S.H. Harischandra – State Ministry of Water Supply Facilities
Prof. Ranjith Dissanayake – State Ministry of Urban Development
S. Senanayake – State Ministry of Irrigation and Rural Development
M.C.L. Rodrigo – State Ministry of Land & Land Development
N.D. Abeyratne – State Ministry of Economic and Policy Development
B.K.S. Ravindra – State Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs
D.A.W. Wanigasuriya – State Ministry of Railways
Mrs. D.S. Wijesekara – State Ministry of Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurship Development
Mrs. L.D. Senanayake – State Ministry of Foreign Relations
Miss R.S.M.V. Senevirathne – State Ministry of Indigenous Medicine
Mrs. A.S. Padmalatha – State Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs
K.H.D.K. Samarakoon – State Ministry of Electricity Supplies
M.A.B.V. Bandaranaike – State Ministry of Youth Affairs
M. Devasurendra – State Ministry of Power and Energy
S.G. Vijayabandu – State Ministry of State Management and Accounts
S. Arumeinayagam – State Ministry of Investment Promotion
M.S.S.S. Fernando – State Ministry of Tourism Promotion
C.S. Lokuhetti – State Ministry of Technology and Innovations
Mrs. G.C. Karunarathne – State Ministry of Human Resources and Constitutional Amendments
A. Senanayake – State Ministry of Mahaweli Development
M.I. Ameer – State Ministry of Export Agriculture
D.D. Matara Arachchi – State Ministry of Development Banks and Loan Schemes
N.P.V.C. Piyathilaka – State Ministry of Port Development
Miss R.K. Ekanayake – State Ministry of Transportation Services Management
Miss T.N. Amarathunga – State Ministry of Roadways Development
Miss N.K. Weerasekara – State Ministry of Wild Life Resources
Mrs. W.A.D.C. Rupasinghe – State Ministry of Environment
K.R. Dharmapala – State Ministry of Fisheries and Inland Fisheries Industry
Miss K.G.A. Alawatta – State Ministry of Social Welfare
Miss R. Wijaya Lechchami – State Ministry of Community Development
Anuradha Wijekoon – State Ministry of Tea Industries Development

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