Attorney-at-Law Mrs. Kushani Rohanadheera has been appointed as the Chief of Staff and Deputy Secretary General of the Parliament of Sri Lanka.
On the recommendation of the Secretary General of Parliament Mr. Dhammika Dasanayake, the Hon. Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena has given his approval.
Mrs. Rohanadheera has been appointed to fill the vacancy created by the swearing in of former Deputy Secretary General and Chief of Staff of Parliament Mr. Neil Iddawala as a judge of the Court of Appeal, before His Excellency the President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, following his appointment.
Mrs. Rohanadheera has served as the Assistant Secretary General (Administrative Services) of Parliament since 2012. She joined the Parliamentary Service in 1999 as a Parliamentary Officer.
A distinguished alumnus of Dharmasoka Vidyalaya, Ambalangoda, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colombo. She later graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the Open University of Sri Lanka passing the Law College Examination being sworn in as an attorney at law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka.