Chairpersons & Director Boards of state bodies to resign

2019-11-30 at 07:17

The Secretary to the President Dr. P.B. Jayasundara has informed all Chairpersons and Board of Directors of state institutions to tender their resignations.

The Secretary to the President issued notice, via a circular issued to Secretaries of Ministries.

The circular comes following the appointment of a six-member committee by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to recommend qualified professionals to state institutions.

The committee is expected to evaluate, nominate and recommend the appointment of competent personnel to the boards.

Accordingly the Secretary to the President informed Secretaries of Ministries to inform Chairpersons and Board Directors to step down.

PB Jayasundara also notified to ensure interim steps are taken to ensure the smooth operations of day to day activities until Director Boards are appointed.