Secretaries to 25 Cabinet Ministries appointed

Secretaries to 25 Cabinet Ministries appointed

13 August 2020 08:52 pm

Secretaries to 25 Cabinet Ministries have been appointed today (13), reports said. The appointment letters to the relevant secretaries were handed over by President Gotabay Rajapaksa. 

It was noteworthy that Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Environment.

Former Navy Commander Jayanath Kolambage who served as the additional President's Secretary for External Affairs has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

New Ministerial Secretaries appointed by the President.

W.M.D.J. Fernando - Secretary to Board of Ministers
R.W.R. Pemasiri - Secretary to Ministry of Highways
S.R. Attygala - Secretary to Ministry of Finance
J.J. Rathnasiri - Secretary to Ministry of Public Service, Provincial Councils and Local Government
Jagath P. Wijeweera - Secretary to Ministry of Mass Media
Ravindra Hewawitharana - Secretary to Ministry of Crops
Anura Dissanayake - Secretary to Ministry of Irrigation
W.A. Chulananda Perera - Secretary to Ministry of Industries
Wasantha Perera - Secretary to Ministry of Power
S. Hettiarachchi - Secretary to Ministry of Toursim
R.A.A.K. Ranawaka - Secretary to Ministry of Lands
N.P.D.U.K. Mapa Pathirana - Secretary to Ministry of Labour
R.M.I. Rathnayake - Secretary to Ministry of Fisheries
Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne - Secretary to Ministry of Defence
M.K.B. Harischandra - Secretary to Ministry of Wildlife and Forest Conservation
N.B. Monty Ranatunga - Secretary to Ministry of Transport
Dr. Priyath Bandu Wickrema - Secretary to Ministry of Water Supply
J.M.B. Jayawardena - Secretary to Ministry of Trade
Maj. Gen. Sanjeewa Munasinghe - Secretary to Ministry of Health
Maj. Gen. (Retd) A.K. Sumedha Perera - Secretary to Ministry of Agriculture
Anuradha Wijekoon - Secretary to Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
K.D.R. Olga - Secretary to Ministry of Energy
Admiral (Retd) Jayanath Kolambage - Secretary to Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Dr. Anil Jasinghe - Secretary to Ministry of Environment
Prof. Kapila Perera - Secretary to Ministry of Education
Sirinimal Perera - Secretary to Ministry of Urban Development and Housing