His tenure is to expire on March 10.
It is said that Dr. Jayawardena was recruited to his current post after amending the qualifications needed and reports say that Mrs. Fonseka had even changed the newspaper advertisement calling for candidates.
'Sri Lanka Mirror' learns from Ranaviru Seva Authority sources that Mrs. Fonseka is attempting extend Dr. Jayawardena's tenure regardless of six qualified candidates already having applied.
Sources add that Mrs. Fonseka had also spent the better part of yesterday (07) at the Presidential Secretariat to secure the service extension.
The following is the Board paper Mrs. Fonseka has submitted in her bid to retain Dr. Jayawardena.
The following is the main credentials of Dr. Jayawardena as displayed in his Bio data.