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Dr. Prasanna Gunasena quits as SPC Chairman?

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Chairman of the State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC), Dr. Prasanna Gunasena has reportedly tended his resignation.

Informed sources told the Daily Mirror that Dr. Gunasena has handed over the letter of resignation to the President and it is yet to know whether the President accepted his letter or not.

According to sources, he has resigned from the post citing health and personal reasons.

Dr. Gunasena is a renowned neuro surgeon and has rendered a yoeman service in taking the lead to procure COVID-19 vaccines to Sri Lanka for the last months in his capacity as the SPC Chairman.

Meanwhile, it was also reported that SPC Managing Director Lalith Jayakody has also decided to resign from his position.(Sheain Fernandopulle)

  Comments - 19

  • Captain Friday, 22 October 2021 05:01 AM

    Looks like the important sailors are leaving the S... ... SHIP letting the rats to sail it!!!

    Truth Friday, 22 October 2021 06:35 AM

    Good Decisition ! . Your personal reputation is shattered when you are on the wrong side with the wrong highly corrupted politicians ! .

    Anura Nanayakkara Friday, 22 October 2021 07:39 AM

    Why all so called good experts are leaving SPC now citing personal reasons. Is it because of political pressures to get the best commission or due to undue interference from partly qualified or unqualified medical people.

    Farieze Friday, 22 October 2021 07:44 AM

    Chance to appoint a military

    suresh Friday, 22 October 2021 08:49 AM

    finally good sense prevailed

    sundar Friday, 22 October 2021 08:50 AM

    it was a crime to keep such a talented neuro surgeon at SPC has Chairman to perform administrative work

    Terrence Friday, 22 October 2021 09:09 AM

    Honest and Good People are ditching their support of this Titanic regime as the writings are on the Wall for its demise

    Listener Friday, 22 October 2021 09:13 AM

    We heard some make nasty and insultory remarks re the SPC head on electronic media!

    Calvin Friday, 22 October 2021 09:48 AM

    When in the ship with crooks and thieves, people judge u by the company u keep. The western world is about to sanction the jarapaksa for war crimes, so better get out. As u will also be sanctioned…. No western university for children. Ha ha

    Jude Friday, 22 October 2021 09:55 AM

    It's someone elses time to make some money!!

    K. Ranaweera Friday, 22 October 2021 10:26 AM

    When fools rush intellectuals persons leave the pandemonium is the normal phenomenon.

    Ramon Alwis Friday, 22 October 2021 10:37 AM

    Another one bites the dust,,the brain drain has started, sure the next appointee will be a military man..6.9 mil is this what you guys wanted..God Bless Lanka...

    Sumith Jayasekara Friday, 22 October 2021 10:42 AM

    Dr Should have resigned long before anyway at last he has taken very good decision. Though I have criticised his certain statements, I must say he is a very kind medical officer. We wish him all success in future.

    Corruption Friday, 22 October 2021 11:10 AM

    Other than the Chairman and MD who are quitting, the true reasons for that, only God will know!

    Janaka Friday, 22 October 2021 11:11 AM

    Dr. Presanna is an asset to our county, amongst the very few knowledgeable once we have, I only hope he will not leave the country like many with the currant trend.

    RDF Friday, 22 October 2021 11:45 AM

    Rats' leave the sinking ship.

    GERIATRIC Friday, 22 October 2021 12:02 PM


    Dee Saturday, 23 October 2021 06:17 AM

    We have much more capable retired MG's around! They will carry out the order.

    Dee Saturday, 23 October 2021 06:17 AM

    We have much more capable retired MG's around! They will carry out the order.

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