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PM approves President’s request to extend the tenure of the CBSL Governor

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It is reported that the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has agreed to the request of the President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to extend the tenure of the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Nandalal Weerasinghe.

The Secretary to the President had telephoned the Secretary to the Prime Minister yesterday (23) and inquired as to why the letter regarding the extension of Nandalal Weerasinghe’s service had not been sent yet. The Secretary to the Prime Minister immediately discussed with the Prime Minister and informed the Secretary to the President within an hour that the letter of extension would be sent today (24).

Accordingly, Nandalal Weerasinghe is to be re-appointed as the Governor of the Central Bank for a period of 6 years from July 2022.

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