President appoints Pujith Jayasundara as the new IGP

10President Maithripala Sirisena today appointed senior DIG Pujith Jayasundara as the new Inspector General of Police (IGP).

The Constitutional Council (CC) had this week nominated Pujith Jayasundara as the next IGP.

Jayasundara was among three top police officers nominated to the CC by the President to pick the next IGP. The CC which met this week then chose Jayasundara.

Accordingly the President sent Jayasundara the letters of appointment today. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Pujitha has the proven capacity to hold the position of IGP of SL. Congratulations to the President & the Constitutional Council for the considered decision & appointment. May the Triple Gem bless new IGP.


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