P.B. Abeykone appointed as Presidential Secretary; B.M.U.D. Basnayake appointed as Secretary of Defence
P.B. Abeykone, a senior officer in Public Administration Service, was appointed as the new Secretary to the President.
Previously, he held the position of Secretary of the Public Administration and Home Affairs Ministry.
While speaking during a media briefing held in Colombo today, Parliamentarian Rajitha Senaratne said that B.M.U.D. Basnayake has been appointed as the new Secretary of the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development.
B.M.U.D. Basnayake has previously served as the Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy.
Meanwhile, MP Rajitha Senarathne stated that the new President Maithreepala Sirisena will address the nation from Paththirippuwa at the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy tomorrow.