Murali among three new governors to be appointed

27 November 2019 08:05 am - 15     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sri Lankan cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan is among the three new governors tipped to be appointed to three provinces shortly by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Presidential Secretariat sources revealed that the former ace spinner is to be appointed as the Governor of the Northern Province, Ms. Anuradha Yahampath to be appointed as the Governor of the Eastern Province and Prof. Tissa Vitharana to be appointed as the Governor of the North Central Province.

President Gotabaya Rajapakse had personally invited Muralidharan to accept the post of the Governor of the Northern Province, the sources said. Anuradha Yahampath is the chairperson of the Nationalist Entrepreneurs Association and a Director of a reputed garment export company. Prof. Tissa Vitharana is a former minister and the leader of the LSSP. He had held the post of chairman of the Medical Research Institute over a long period and is also a specialist doctor on virus diseases.

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  • Lara Wednesday, 27 November 2019 10:01 AM

    we should really appreciate Murali for accepting this. Nothing to gain for him from accepting this other than work for true reconciliation.

    Raja Wednesday, 27 November 2019 10:02 AM

    Please check the O/L results of Muralitharan before appointing him as the Governor

    LohanD Tuesday, 03 December 2019 05:50 AM

    You a prime example of a STUPID.

    Appu Wednesday, 27 November 2019 10:18 AM

    Congratulations to the new governors !!

    Niran Wednesday, 27 November 2019 10:20 AM

    This is fantastic! Murali is held in the highest esteem by all the communities of Sri Lanka. He has a pure, caring heart and will serve the people impartially.

    Sambo Wednesday, 27 November 2019 10:26 AM

    Sir Muralis brother was caught importing ethnol to the country. Do you think this is right choice.

    usless Wednesday, 27 November 2019 11:03 AM

    good for nothing. Tamils can not work with Murali.. We do not need players to play with us

    Munsir Wednesday, 27 November 2019 12:27 PM

    Imran Khan in PK,Murlai in SL?

    Joe Wednesday, 27 November 2019 12:33 PM

    Dilshan for south ?

    G. Rajpriya - Germany Wednesday, 27 November 2019 12:49 PM

    We hope he could Spin with equal success in NP.

    Susantha Wijayathunga Wednesday, 27 November 2019 12:56 PM

    Very Good !!!!

    Kanthasiri Wijeyawardena Wednesday, 27 November 2019 01:01 PM

    Very well done our President to consider and hopefully Mulli will accept the Post of Governor for North. May the Tripple Gem shower on you our new President .

    Hornet Wednesday, 27 November 2019 05:19 PM

    Isn't that reason enough, Sambo?

    Wasp Wednesday, 27 November 2019 05:23 PM

    Game of Tongues( As in licking)!!!

    Haren Thursday, 28 November 2019 11:29 AM

    He has to practice to bowl doosara's only.

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