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Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Prof. Hareendra Dissabandara has tendered his resignation to be in effect from May 27,  stating that he could not continue to work in his capacity based on his principles.

“Based on my principles and considering the current set up at SEC, I was compelled to take the decision to resign,” he told Daily Mirror online.
Earlier, Chairman of the SEC Thilak Karunarathne resigned from his post, alleging that ‘there was pressure from very powerful people’. ( Dilina Kulathunga)

  Comments - 9

  • Don Friday, 22 March 2013 12:09 PM

    Country has gone to dogs. dogs gone abroad.

    Shalini Saturday, 23 March 2013 01:29 AM

    His contract was to end March 30. Why resigned jut 3 days before??

    Ranjit. S Saturday, 23 March 2013 02:30 AM

    No one can work under this regime if he or she has principles.

    jack sprat Saturday, 23 March 2013 02:44 AM

    Why can't these people spell out exactly what the issues are rather than saying their inability to work according to their principles or conscience? Why no backbone to stand up and be counted?

    Calistus Jayatilleke Saturday, 23 March 2013 03:41 AM

    It is heartening to note that there are still people of this calibre who do not wish to compromise their principles for financial and material benefits, although we have glaring examples of even "scholars" toing the government line and demeaning themselves in public keeping shoulder to shoulder with uneducated thugs.

    Kamran Saturday, 23 March 2013 05:06 AM

    They fear for their lives, that is why.

    Yehiya Saturday, 23 March 2013 05:54 AM

    The professionals unable to work with present leadership.This is the weakness of today failure.

    lal Saturday, 23 March 2013 04:56 PM

    The dogs gone abroad will spoiled the out side world.

    Kumari Paranawithana Sunday, 24 March 2013 07:21 AM

    Well said Calistus J.
    So sad indeed.

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