Due to the suspension of the chairman post of Shalila Munasinghe by the Ministry of Public Enterprises, Nisanka Nanayakkara; a president's counsellor have been appointed for the postion by Kabir Hashim , the Minister in charge of subject matters and the appointment letter has been conveyed today(13th) by the Minister to him.
Nissanka Nanayakkara: a member of the Executive committee of UNP and the Secretary of the Bar Association, was appointed as the Chairman of the People's Bank and the National Lottery Board. But he couldn't take on the duties of any position as the bearers did not remove themselves from the postitons.
During the time of the Rajapaksa regime, he was represented on behalf of the UNP and provided a great deal of legal support to the party.
It is reported that, the new Chief will be assuming his duties from the next week.