A latest discover by President’s Secretary – Gamini Senarath to all ministry secretaries asking them to not change Director Boards and heads of state establishments sans the permission of the Presidential Secretariat, has come beneath the criticism of cupboard ministers.
The round would imply that the brand new ministers must proceed working with state establishment heads and director boards that had been appointed earlier than Ranil Wickremesinghe grew to become PM and the ministers are of the view this could be detrimental and would push the nation into a good worse scenario.
The particular round was issued final Thursday and with a purpose to change above talked about positions, prior permission of the Presidential Secretariat is required.
Nevertheless a number of ministers resembling Keheliya Rambukwella, Harin Fernando, Manusha Nanayakkara and Bandula Gunawardena had already appointed recent director boards.
The ministers say that this is because of an settlement reached throughout the discussions between the President and the PM to permit the ministers to nominate state establishment heads and director boards on the discretion of the topic minister.
Reserves down from 7 billion to 50 million
When Gotabaya Rajapaksa took over the reins of the nation as President from Maithripala Sirisena and Ranil Wickremesinghe, the treasury had over USD 07 billion whereas different monetary establishments together with banks had over USD 2.5, CBSL sources say.
Nevertheless, an investigation performed by the PM Ranil Wickremesinghe quickly after taking over duties as PM, had revealed that the coffers solely had USD 50 million left for all functions, together with to import necessities resembling meals, and gas.
Eleven months in the past, simply after Basil Rajapaksa took up workplace as Finance Minister, ‘Sri Lanka Mirror’ unveiled a particular video sequence named ‘AK-47’ a couple of doable financial disaster if the nation was mismanaged. The movies are as follows :