Another appointment from the President

November 16, 2023 - 10:36 AM
According to the Welfare Benefits Act, steps have been taken to appoint all District Secretaries as Additional Welfare Commissioners to implement the objectives of the said Act.

It is reported that President Ranil Wickremesinghe has made relevant appointments as the Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization and National Policy, and all regional secretaries have been appointed as Deputy Welfare Commissioners.

The relevant appointments have been made with effect from the first day of November.

According to the provisions of the Welfare Benefits Act No. 24 of 2002, these appointments have been made to implement the objectives of the said Act.

The Welfare Benefits Board will assign duties to these Additional Welfare Commissioners and Deputy Welfare Commissioners.