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* Eran Wickramaratne appointed to head the committee to restructure SriLankan airlines
Mon, Jan 7, 2019, 09:59 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 07, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Monday appointed a committee to resolve the problems and restructure the national carrier SriLankan Airlines, the Presidential Media Unit said.

The committee has been appointed to obtain ideas and suggestions needed to restructure the national carrier and make recommendations

State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramaratne has been appointed to chair the 12-member Committee. The other members of the Committee include non-cabinet Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva, Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe, Dr. Dharmarathna Herath, Prof. DBPH Disa Bandara, V. Kanagasabhapathi, LSI Jayaratne, Viraj Dayaratne, Mahen Gopallawa, Wasantha Kumarasiri, Ajith Amarasekara and Ms. Thisuri Wanniarachchi.

The Committee was appointed today according to a decision taken by the President during a discussion held Friday (04) at the Presidential Secretariat on the current situation of the airlines.

All stakeholders will have the opportunity to submit proposals and ideas related to the development of SriLankan Airlines to the Committee from today.

The Committee is instructed to submit their recommendations within two weeks. The recommendations made by the committee will be considered to take decisions regarding the future of the airline.

 

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