Two Secretaries to Ministries, a Secretary to State Ministry and three Ambassadors received the approval of the Parliamentary Committee on High Posts yesterday, Secretary-General office said.
This approval was granted at the Committee on High Posts chaired by the Hon. Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena today.
Accordingly, Mr. Jayantha Michael de Silva, Secretary to the Ministry of Technology, Mr. D.M.L Bandaranayake, Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture and Major General (Retd.) W.P.P Fernando, Secretary to the State Ministry of Disaster Management were given this approval.
In addition, the decision of the Foreign Ministry to appoint Savitri Panabokke as the new Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Korea was approved by the Parliamentary Committee on High Posts.
At the same time, approval was granted to appoint Ahmed Lebbe Sabarullah Khan as the new Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate of Oman and to appoint Mrs. S.H.U Dissanayake as the new Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey, Mr. Dasanayake said.
Minister Vidura Wickramanayake, Members of Parliament Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, Dharmalingam Siddharthan and Dr. (Mrs) Sudarshani Fernandopulle were also present at this Committee Meeting.