Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 12 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan President nominates members to Bribery and Public Services Commissions
Mon, May 9, 2011, 07:06 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 09, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has nominated members for the Bribery and Public Service Commissions.

The Government Information Department has said the President has made the nominations and that the Parliament Council would meet this Thursday to give its observations on the nominations made by the President.

Retired Supreme Court Judge Jagath de S. Balapatabendi has been named to head the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption while Prof. Dayasiri Fernando (Gastroenterologist) has been named to head the Public Service Commission, the Government Media Unit said.

The President had nominated names to the two commissions in accordance with the 18th Amendment and the powers vested in him.

In February this year, Rajapaksa nominated the chairman and members of the Human Rights Commission which was later approved by the Parliamentary Council.

The independent commissions that are to be appointed with the recommendation of the Parliament Council are the Election Commission, Public Service Commission, National Police Commission, Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka, Permanent Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption, Finance Commission and Delimitation Commission.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Joint military exercise between Sri Lanka and India armies concludes
-- [12 minutes ago]
ADB grants US$ 150 million develop green power generation in Sri Lanka
-- [33 minutes ago]
Final vote of the budget 2015 in Sri Lanka parliament today
-- [56 minutes ago]
Over 73,000 people in Sri Lanka are subjected to modern day slavery, global study finds
-- [1 hour and 24 minutes ago]
Common opposition candidate of Sri Lanka pledges to run a disciplined campaign
Sri Lankan President says he will not run a dirty campaign despite having 'files' on defectors
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 14 Tamil Nadu fishermen
Onion farmers' protest closes Sri Lanka's main north-south highway
Political parties in Sri Lanka reconsidering their support to President
Sri Lanka police temporarily halt 10,000 transfers due to presidential election

Copyright © 2000, 2010 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.