President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed seven Additional Solicitor Generals of the Attorney General’s Department as President’s Counsels.
Pursuant to Article 33 (e) of the Constitution, the President is empowered to appoint lawyers who have reached eminence in the profession and have maintained high standards of conduct and professional rectitude as President’s Counsel.
Accordingly, Senior Additional Solicitor General Milinda Goonetileke, Additional Solicitor Generals Harippriya Jayasundara, Vikum de Abrew, Shanaka Wijesinghe, Raveendra Pathiranage, Nerin Pulle and Chethiya Goonesekere have been appointed as President’s Counsels.
The new President’s Counsels are due to be sworn in in the near future and the relevant appointments have been handed over to the Registrar of the Supreme Court by the Director General of Presidential Law, Attorney-at-Law Hariguptha Rohanadheera yesterday (14).
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