A senior Assistant Secretary to the Ministry of Defense Saman Dissanayake, has been transferred, the Ministry’s Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi confirmed the transfer.
Hettiarachchi stated that Saman Dissanayake was transferred as he had served in that position over an extended time period.
Meanwhile Palitha Palpola who held the position of private secretary to the President has also been transferred. President’s Media Unit stated that Pelpola has been appointed coordinating secretary to the ministry of Defense.
An administrative officer A.N.R. Amaratunga has been assigned to the post of senior Assistant Secretary to the ministry of Defense.