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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2525

Justice Eva Wanasundera taken oaths as acting Chief Justice

Colombo, 13 October, (

Senior Supreme Court Judge, Justice Eva Wanasundera has taken oaths yesterday as the acting Chief Justice before President Maithripala Sirisena.

Justice Wanasundera will act as CJ during the absence of Chief Justice K Sripavan who is currently abroad.

Prior to her appointment as Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, in 2012, she served as Solicitor General and Attorney General of Sri Lanka.

She made history when she became the first woman Senior State Counsel, the first woman Deputy Solicitor General, the first woman Additional Solicitor General and the first woman Solicitor General and first ever woman Attorney General of Sri Lanka.

Eva Wanasundera served as Acting Attorney General 16 times before her appointment as Attorney General.

- Asian Tribune -

Senior Supreme Court Judge Justice Eva Wanasundera taking  oaths   as the acting Chief Justice
Justice Wanasundera receiving appointment letter as acting chief justice
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