Parliamentary Council approves appointments for S. Arumainayagam & P. S. M. Charles

Parliamentary Council approves appointments for S. Arumainayagam & P. S. M. Charles

Parliamentary Council approves appointments for S. Arumainayagam & P. S. M. Charles

Written by Zulfick Farzan

27 Oct, 2021 | 11:20 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary Council has agreed to appoint Sundaram Arumainayagam as a member of the Public Service Commission and P. S. M. Charles as a member of the Election Commission.

The Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake stated that the Parliamentary Council which met on the 25th under the chairmanship of Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, Speaker of Parliament agreed with the proposal made by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to appoint Sundaram Arumainayagam as a member to the Public Service Commission given the demise of V. Sivagnanasothi.

He has previously served as the Secretary to the State Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotions & Market Diversification and the State Ministry of Investment Promotion.

The Parliamentary Council has also agreed to the proposal made by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to appoint P. S. M. Charles to fill the vacancy created given the resignation of Jeevan Thyagarajah from the Elections Commission.

She previously served as the Governor of the Northern Province and also served as the Secretary to the Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine and the Director-General of Customs.

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