Batticaloa Government Agent (GA) Ms P S M Charles has been appointed as the new Director General of Sri Lanka Customs, the Ministry of Finance said.
On the recommendation of the Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera the Cabinet of Ministers has appointed the Batticaloa Government Agent as the new Director General of Sri Lanka Customs Department with immediate effect.
Ms Chales, a Special Grade Officer of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service, has 26 years of service in the public sector has previously served as the Additional GA and the GA, Vavuniya.
She is a Graduate of the University of Jaffna and has also obtained two Masters Degrees from the Universities of Peradeniya and Rajarata in the fields of Disaster Management and Business Administration.
The present DG/SL Customs W.A. Choolananda Perera is to be appointed as an Additional Secretory to Ministry of Public Administration and Management. (Colombo Gazette)