An appointment that has been given against the decision taken by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa not to appoint persons charged with allegations of corruption has been canceled.
The Secretary to the Ministry in charge of a state media institute has ordered the institute's chairman to cancel the appointment of a concerned individual to a higher post of the said media institute.
The particular official had been appointed to that post on December 27 and the letter to dismissal had been issued to him on December 31.
In the letter sent to the Chairperson of the institute, the Secretary to the Ministry had also requested to inform the Secretary to the President and himself about the dismissal of the particular official. (Ariyarathna Ranabahu)