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Two new secretaries appointed by President

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COLOMBO (News 1st) – Sri Lanka's President has appointed two new secretaries for key ministries.President Ranil Wickremesinghe appointed MMPK Mayadunne as the Secretary to the Ministry of Transport & Highways.

He was the Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils & Local Government .Neel Bandara Hapuhinne who served as the Secretary to the Ministry of Women Child Affairs & Social Empowerment was appointed to the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils & Local Government.The President's Media Division said that the appointments will be in effect from the 1st of January 2023..

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