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Batticaloa DS appointed Customs DG

26 September 2017 04:44 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Batticaloa District Secretary (DS) P.S.M. Charles has been appointed as the new Director General of Sri Lanka Customs Department with immediate effect, the Finance Ministry said today.

The Cabinet has approved the appointment of Ms. Charles on the recommendation of Minister Mangala Samaraweera. 

Ms. Charles is a Special Grade Officer of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service who has 26 years of service in the public sector and has previously served as the Additional DS and the DS of Vavuniya.

She is a Graduate of the University of Jaffna and has also obtained two Masters Degrees from the Universities of Peradeniya and Rajarata in the fields of Disaster Management and Business Administration.

The present DG of Customs W.A. Choolananda Perera is to be appointed as an Additional Secretory to the Public Administration and Management Ministry.

  Comments - 9

  • rupan Tuesday, 26 September 2017 05:37 PM


    city Tuesday, 26 September 2017 05:40 PM

    Great,Educated women at public service will reduce corruption.

    shaan Wednesday, 27 September 2017 12:50 AM

    reduce corruption? just ask the batti people about her they will tell the history lol hahaha

    Niroshan Tuesday, 26 September 2017 05:41 PM

    A lioness to clean up the den of corruption!

    K Perera Tuesday, 26 September 2017 05:58 PM

    A very good decision! Also an important news for the JO and their followers.

    Ruwan Wednesday, 27 September 2017 05:11 AM

    Congratulations on your new job, very good move by FM .We need honest able persons for government jobs. May god bless you, this place you are going to be in charge is full of crooks

    Kaboos Wednesday, 27 September 2017 08:49 AM

    Good governance and reconciliations at its best.

    willowsd Wednesday, 27 September 2017 09:00 AM

    Congratulations Madam and good luck

    Senthil Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:18 AM

    Reminds me of what I EXPECTED from AM from Singapore.I promised myself I will never make that mistake again.

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