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Sri Lanka President’s top aide resigns

Jun 30, 2017 22:57 PM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s)

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka’s top civil servant resigned Friday, days after a government minister said he was indisposed and was being treated for a spinal cord issue.

President Maithripala Sirisena’s Secretary, P. B. Abeykoon, stepped down and no immediate replacement was named, a spokesman for the presidential secretariat said.

Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne told reporters on Wednesday that Abeykoon was being treated for a spinal cord issue last week when a trade union of doctors had an informal meeting with the  President.
(COLOMBO, June 30, 2017)


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