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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 105

Kumarasinghe Sirisena – Brother of President, New Telecom Chairman

Colombo, 23 January, (

President Maithripala Sirisena’s brother Pallewatta Gamaralalage Kumarasinghe Sirisena has been appointed as the Chairman of Sri Lanka Telecom and according to sources he has already assumed duties.

Kumarasinghe Sirisena was the CEO/General Manager of the State Timber Corporation from 2006 to December, last year. He was removed from the government job soon after Sirisena announced his candidature for the presidential election.

He has also worked as a Board Director at Land Reclamation & Development Company Ltd and L.R.D.C. Services (Pvt) Ltd. in addition to that, Kumarasingha Sirisena is working as Financial Consultant at Araliya Group of Companies (Pvt) Ltd, a company owned by his sibling Dudley Sirisena.

When Maithripala Sirisena was the Leader of the House in 2005, Kumarasinghe Sirisena was his Coordinating Secretary. He had also served as a board director of organizations such as Mahaweli Engineering Services Ltd, State Development & Construction Corporation.

Sirisena holds Bachelor of Science (Public Administration Management) and B.Sc (Management) degrees from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Accountancy and Financial Management from the same university.

- Asian Tribune

 Kumarasinghe Sirisena with President Maithripala Srisena
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