The Cabinet had decided to appoint former Commissioner General of the Department of Archaeology Professor P.B. Mandawala as its Acting Commissioner General, Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.
Addressing media today he said the Cabinet had decided to deploy Commissioner General of Archaeology Senerath Dissanayake to the Ministry and to appoint Prof. Mandawala in his place.
Prof. Mandawala was removed following several investigations over many controversies in the department in 2014. (Chaturanga Pradeep)