Mahinda Samarasinghe appointed as constitutional council member

President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed Minister of Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe as a member and the representative for the President, in the constitutional council.

Samarasinghe confirmed that he had received the letter of appointment.

He replaces Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, whose term in the constitutional council ended this month. (Colombo Gazette)