ECONOMYNEXT – The Chairman of Sri Lanka’s Board of Investment, Upul Jayasuriya, has resigned.
Jayasuriya, a lawyer, was appointed to the post by the current administration. He had sent his resignation to the President.
Jayasuriya’s resignation came shortly after state-run Daily News ran an expose on a newly approved project called World Capital Centre, which claimed to build the world’s tallest building in Sri Lanka. (http://dailynews.lk/2017/07/11/local/121588/tall-tale)
Daily News quoted Jayasuriya as saying the decision was personal. (Colombo/July12/2017)