Sanjay Rajaratnam sworn in as new Attorney General

Sanjay Rajaratnam sworn in as new Attorney General

Sanjay Rajaratnam sworn in as new Attorney General

Written by Zulfick Farzan

26 May, 2021 | 6:22 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); President’s Counsel Sanjay Rajaratnam was sworn in as the new Attorney General in the presence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat on Wednesday (26).

Rajaratnam has served in the Attorney General’s Department for 34 years and served as Senior State Counsel, Deputy Solicitor General, Additional Solicitor General, Senior Additional Solicitor General, and Acting Solicitor General, during his career.

Educated at St. Peter’s College, Colombo, and Royal College, he holds a Masters in Laws from Queen Mary University, London.

Rajaratnam is a Solicitor in England and Wales.

He was sworn in as President’s Counsel in November 2014 and also served as an advisor to several government agencies, including the Financial Intelligence Unit of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

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