New secretary to the president
Udaya R. Senaviratne has assumed his duties as Secretary to the President from this afternoon at the Presidential Secretariat. R. Senaviratne who is a Senior State administrational officer has previously held office as the Secretary of the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment.
The President Media Unit said in a tweet from its official handle. The new appointment came after the resignation of former Secretary to the President Austin Fernando over the personal reason yesterday.