Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* 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.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Proposal to set up 60 mini theaters in 30 towns in Sri Lanka
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to raise import taxes on cars and mobile phones - report
Sri Lanka Army to open third wellness resort for handicapped soldiers in Kurunegala
Prime Minister to table a bill in parliament on the conduct of Sri Lanka's Buddhist monks
Sri Lanka's Speaker asked to hold formal inquiry into the attack on main opposition MPs
High-powered Pakistan defense delegation to visit Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka seeks assistance from diplomatic community to nab overseas LTTE leaders
No room for any injustice to any community in Sri Lanka, President assures
Presidential Commission probing disappearances in Sri Lanka receives complaints on ruling party Tamil politicians
Sri Lankan government considers a limit on duration of visa for foreign journalists

Copyright © 2000, 2012 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.