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Amirthanayagam appointed as Dy Chief of Staff to PM

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Pradeep Amirthanayagam has been appointed as the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister’s office said.

Mr. Amirthanayagam is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK (FCIM) and a reputed advertising and media personality in Sri Lanka with over 30 years' experience in the fields of journalism, advertising and administration.  He is a media icon who served as a news presenter for Rupavahini, ITN and SLBC and also an interviewer and a cricket commentator.

Mr. Pradeep Amirthanayagam was instrumental in setting up Holmes Pollard and Stott (Pvt) Ltd- advertising services company in 1990. He had been the Deputy Chairman of People’s Leasing & Finance since 2015.

He is a past President of the Rotary Club of Colombo West and a Director of the Anura Bandaranaike Foundation.


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  • Roshanaly Tuesday, 02 April 2019 03:09 PM

    Is he a Royalist?

    Chaturanga Wickramaratne Tuesday, 02 April 2019 03:45 PM

    No. He is a Joe.

    Yoga Jega Tuesday, 02 April 2019 04:15 PM

    Na bang.

    Jayantha Tuesday, 02 April 2019 04:34 PM

    Good question Roshanaly. However his credentials seem worthy of the appointment.

    Yehiya Tuesday, 02 April 2019 03:34 PM

    Its shows who is president candidate. Long way to go.

    Chaturanga Wickramaratne Tuesday, 02 April 2019 03:44 PM

    Good gentleman. This is a good move.


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