Rajakaruna appointed as a Judge of the Court of Appeal

ECONOMYNEXT – The Constitutional Council (CC) approved the nomination of Senior Deputy Solicitor General R. M. Sobhitha Rajakaruna, as a Judge of the Court of Appeal, a media release from the Parliament said.

The post fell vacant due to the appointment of the Court of Appeal Judge A. H. M. D. Nawaz as the Court of Appeal President.

Rajakaruna’s name was proposed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. 

The Constitutional Council also recommended the nomination of Leelasena Liyanagama to the existing vacancy a Member of the National Procurement Commission.

The Meeting was conducted under the Chairmanship of Speaker  Karu Jayasuriya and the participation of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Sajith Premadasa, Mahinda Samarasinghe State Minister, Rajavarothiam Sampanthan former Opposition Leader, Thalatha Atukorale, Bimal Rathnayake, Jayantha Dhanapala and Jawid Yusuf. (Colombo, February 21, 2020)

-Arjuna Ranawana