Mar 30, 2018

President takes over two institutions held by PM! Featured

The president has taken over the National Salaries Commission and the Credit Information Bureau while transferring the Central Bank and the Securities and Exchange Commission to the Finance Ministry, ‘Ravaya’ reports.

All these institutions had been under national policies and economic affairs, a portfolio being held by the prime minister.

Issuing the relevant gazette notification, the president has handed over as many as eight institutions, out of a total of 12 removed from the PM’s purview, to project management minister Sagala Ratnayake.

The national policies and economic affairs ministry still has Sri Lanka Insurance and its affiliates, excepting the Food Commissioner’s Department and Litro Gas company.