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* New leadership at Sri Lanka's Bank of Ceylon and Board of Investment next week
Sun, Jan 13, 2013, 10:51 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka government has taken steps to appoint two new officials for the top posts at two vital state institutes next week.

The Board of Investment and the Bank of Ceylon are running without chairpersons at present and two officials have been named anew to these institutes.

According to sources, Dr. Lakshman Jayaweera will be appointed as the Chairman of Board of Investment next week. Secretary of the Ministry of Power and Energy M.M.C. Ferdinand is currently acting as the Chairman of Board of Investment.

Meanwhile, sources say that the appointment letter has already been handed over to President's Counsel Raseek Zarook appointing him as the Chairman of Bank of Ceylon.

Former Chairman of the Bank of Ceylon Gamini Wickremasinghe stepped down on January 8 after six years at the helm.

Both officials are expected to assume duties in the coming week.



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