The Parliamentary Council has approved the members to be appointed to the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) in terms of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka Act.
Accordingly, Janaka Ratnayake has been approved to serve as the Chairman of the Commission while Chathurika Wijesinghe, Mohan Samaranayake, Udeni Wickramasinghe and Prof. Janaka Ekanayake have been approved as the members by the majority of the Parliamentary Council members.
The approval was granted when the names were presented before the Parliamentary Council meeting held today (03) under the patronage of Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa, Minister of Fisheries Douglas Devananda and MP Kabir Hashim along with the Secretary General of Parliament Dammika Dasanayake were present at the Parliamentary Council meeting.(AS)