President asserts new CB governor will be appointed “within hours”

Maithripala SirisenaPresident Maithripala Sirisena has asserted that a new Central Bank governor will be appointed “within hours”.

The President made this revelation while speaking at an event in Girandurukotte today.

The President further said that taking into consideration the difficulties faced by the general public due to the enforcement of new tax systems, steps will be taken in the future to make amendments to the existing tax systems to provide relief to the public. (Colombo Gazette)