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The chairman of SLBC attorney at law Sudarshana Gunawardena assumed duties as the acting director general of government information this morning

 

The chairman of SLBC attorney at law Sudarshana Gunawardena assumed duties as the acting Director General of Government Information this morning. The Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media Thilaka Jayasundara said that Mr. Gunawardena has been identified as an effective government official. She assured that Mr. Gunawarddena will be given the Ministry’s fullest support to carry out his duties of the new post. She further said former Director General of Government Information Dr. Ranga Kalansooriya has contributed a lot to the Ministry during his tenure.

Speaking at the event Mr. Gunawardana one of the objective is to pave the way for the people to aware of the services rendered by the government for their benefit. The mechanism should not confine to one direction. A space should be created to receive the information to the government from the public. Mr. Gunawardana added that he will start from where Dr. Ranga Kalansooriya left. Director General of SLBC Erananda Hettiarachchi and Dr. Ranga Kalansooriya also spoke at this function.

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