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::

* Sri Lankan President makes appointments to Public Service Commission
Tue, Jul 1, 2014, 10:17 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 01, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today appointed nine members to the Public Service Commission (PSC) at a function held at the Temple Trees.

The Commission, appointed for a three-year term will be chaired by retired Supreme Court Judge Sathya Hettige.

The other members of the Commission include S.C. Mannapperuma, Ananda Seneviratne, N. H. Pathirana, S.Thillanadarajah, A Mohamed Nahiya, Kanthi Wijetunga, Sunil S. Sirisena and Specialist Doctor I. N. Soysa.

In terms of the Chapter IX, Clause 55 of the Constitution of Sri Lanka, the Public Service Commission is vested with the power of appointment, promotion, transfer, disciplinary control and dismissal of public officers, subject to the provisions of the Constitution.

The PSC also has power to formulate rules, regulations and procedures relating to the Public Service.

Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the Cabinet Sumith Abeysinghe and President's Chief of Staff Gamini Senarath were also present at the occasion.

(Photos by Nalin Hewapathirana)

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka government says it will follow due process if it wants to amend the Constitution
-- [58 minutes ago]
Central committee of Sri Lanka coalition party JHU meets to discuss whether to support the budget
-- [1 hour and 14 minutes ago]
German tourist went missing in Sri Lanka jungle found safe
-- [2 hours ago]
Indian fishermen seek BJP leader's help to get Sri Lanka to release their boats
-- [3 hours ago]
Indian Tamil party leader accuses BJP government of openly aiding Sri Lanka
-- [4 hours ago]
India issues stamp commemorating Sri Lankan Buddhist revivalist
-- [4 hours ago]
INFOTEL ICT exhibition opens in Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Navy Commander to leave for India tomorrow on an official visit
Sri Lanka's Northern Province CM's visit to India not yet decided
Sri Lanka's Sabaragamuwa University to re-open on Monday

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.