Feb 28, 2017

CC nominates Priyasath Dep as next CJ

The Constitutional Council (CC) which met yesterday evening (27) has nominated Priyasath Dep as the next Chief Justice of Sri Lanka.

The CC will inform President Maithripala Sirisena of their decision today.

Accordingly, Justice Dep will replace Chief Justice - K. Sripavan, who will retire from service upon reaching the retirement age of 65.