Sri Lanka Treasury Secretary duties assumed by Samaratunga

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – R H S Samaratunga has assumed duties as secretary to the finance ministry Monday, a spokesman said.

He replaces P B Jayasundera, long time finance secretary under President Mahinda Rajapaksa who was defeated last week.

Samaratunga, a Ph.D, is a career civil servant who was last in the petroleum ministry.