ECONOMYNEXT – Sajith Attygalle, a Deputy Governor at Sri Lanka’ central bank who is also veteran at the finance ministry has assumed duties as Secretary to the Treasury.
He has been a Deputy Treasury Secretary for more than a decade.
Attygalle holds a Masters Degree (M.Sc.) in Quantitative Development Economics from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree in Physical Science from the University of Colombo.
He had also served as the Director General of the Department of Fiscal Policy and Department of Public Enterprises of the Ministry of Finance and Planning.
He had also been a Director and Acting Chairman of National Savings Bank and a Director to the Board of Regional development Bank and also represented the Treasury on the board of several state enterprises including the Sri Lanka Ports Authority.
At the time of his appointment to the new post he was serving as the Deputy Governer at the CBSL. (Colombo/Nov20/2019)