Noting that two candidates for these positions were proposed from the Presidential Secretariat, he added that former secretary of the Health ministry - Dr. Damitha de Soyza and. former secretary of the Highways ministry - Mrs. Sujatha Cooray have been tipped to be appointed as chairperson of the People's Bank and Bank of Ceylon respectively.
However, it is learnt that the UNP had informed BoC chairman Ronald Perera not to resign from his post.
New post for Hemasiri
Meanwhile, Mr. Hemasiri Fernando, who functioned as the People's Bank chairman until Oct. 17, has been appointed yesterday as the chairman of the BOI by the ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade.
In addition, is also functions as the President's Chief of Staff.
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