Saturday, 18th September 2021

Ranil Wickramasinghe delays board appointments of tourism agencies

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Colombo: PM has delayed new appointments to the boards of state tourism agencies. “The President had approved the appointments,” Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga said.

“However, Prime Minister said he also has to approve.”

Amaratunga said the list of names had been sent and he is hoping to get clearance within next 2 days.

Tourism industry veteran Ranjit de Silva was to be appointed as Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, and Dilip De Silva as Chairman of Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management (Hotel School).

The ceremony was however postponed suddenly.

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