President to take over the Public Trustee Department?

President to take over the Public Trustee Department?

24 October 2021 11:15 am

It is reported that President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has decided to take over the Public Trustee Department which is functioning under the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

The President has decided that the Public Trustee Department should function under the direct supervision of the Presidential Secretariat and a special advisory board will be appointed to advise the Public Trustee.

Several state institutions belonging to the Prime Minister were removed from time to time and the post of Minister of Finance was removed from the Prime Minister and placed under Basil Rajapaksa.