Parliament Insight: The Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena announced that the Committee on High Posts consisting of 18 members have been appointed to serve in the first session of the ninth Parliament.
Accordingly, Chamal Rajapaksa, Nimal Siripala de Silva, Dinesh Gunawardena, Johnston Fernando, Douglas Devananda, Bandula Gunawardena, Keheliya Rambukwella, Udaya Gammanpila, Ramesh Pathirana, Sudarshini Fernandopulle, Vidura Wickramanayake, John Seneviratne, Anura Priyadarshana, Yapa, Vijitha Herath, Rishad Bathiudeen, Thalatha Athukorala, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka have been appointed as members in accordance of the provisions of Standing Order 124 of the Parliament.
The Committee on High Posts examines the suitability of persons who have been either appointed to any post or nominated to hold office in any post determined by the Cabinet of Ministers and to make recommendations in regard to such persons.
At present the Committee examines all Secretaries to Cabinet Ministries. All persons proposed to be appointed as Heads of Sri Lanka Missions abroad and Chairmen of Boards, Corporations and other State Institutions. More News