Cabraal resigns from Parliament to take up CBSL Governor post

Cabraal resigns from Parliament to take up CBSL Governor post

Cabraal resigns from Parliament to take up CBSL Governor post

Written by Amani Nilar

13 Sep, 2021 | 1:33 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Parliamentarian Ajith Nivard Cabraal, National List Member of Parliament for the Sri Lanka People’s Front (SLPP) has informed the Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake in writing today (13) that he will resign from his post as a Member of Parliament.

Accordingly, the Secretary-General of Parliament has taken steps to inform the Chairman of the Election Commission in writing that a vacancy has been created given his resignation.

Parliamentarian Ajith Nivard Cabraal served as the State Minister of Money & Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms off the 9th Parliament.

Ajith Nivard Cabraal said he is resigning from Parliament to take up the post of Central Bank Governor, following the premature retirement of Professor W. D. Lakshman from the post of Governor of the Central Bank.

 

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