Cabinet appoints new Director General of Customs

Cabinet appoints new Director General of Customs

September 26, 2017   04:37 pm

The Cabinet appointed Ms.P.S.M. Charles as the new Director General of Sri Lanka Customs following parliamentary sessions today (26). 

The Ministry of Finance confirmed the appointment of Ms.Charles who will replace Mr.Chulananda Perera as the Director General of Customs.  
 
Ms.Charles who served as the Secretary to the Batticaloa Divisional Secretariat has a 26 year administrative career. She will assume duties following her prolonged service in the Customs Department. 

She will replace Mr.Chlananda Perera who served as Director General of Customs for the past 2 years.  
  
On the recommendation of the Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mr Mangala Samaraweera, the Cabinet of Ministers has appointed the Batticaloa Government Agent Ms P.S.M. Charles as the new Director General of Sri Lanka Customs Department with immediate effect.

Ms Chales, a Special Grade Officer of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service has 26 years of service in the public sector has previously served as the Additional GA and the GA, Vavuniya.

She is a Graduate of the University of Jaffna and has also obtained two Masters D egrees from the Universities of Peradeniya and Rajarata in the fields of Disaster Management and Business Administration.

The present DG/SL Customs Mr. W.A. Choolananda Perera is to be appointed as an Additional Secretory to Ministry of Public Administration & Management.

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