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New CB Governor Prof. Lakshman assumes duties

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The newly-appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), Deshamanya Professor W.D. Lakshman, assumed duties in his new post on December 24, at the Governor’s office in Colombo. 

His appointment was made by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, according to the provisions of the Monetary Law Act No.58 of 1949. 

Accordingly, Professor Lakshman will function as Chairman of the Monetary Board of the CBSL.

Professor Lakshman is a well-known economist who served as Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo, from 1994 to 1999.  In 2005, he was awarded the ‘Deshamanya’ title for his contributions to the academic field. 

Professor Lakshman is the 15th Governor of the CBSL.

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