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New Finance Ministry Secretary assumes duties

Deputy Secretary to the Treasury S.R. Attygalle who has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and as Secretary to the Treasury by President Maithripala Sirisena, assumed duties in his new post at the Ministry of Finance last week.

He holds a Masters (MSc) Degree in Quantitative Development Economics from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in Physical Science from the University of Colombo.

He has also served as the Director General of the Department of Fiscal Policy and the Department of Public Enterprises of the Ministry of Finance and Planning and has contributed substantially to the Government’s endeavours in the fiscal consolidation process.

Attygalle has also served as a Director and Acting Chairman of the National Savings Bank and as a Director of the Board of the Regional Development Bank. He also represented the Treasury as a Board Member in several Boards in key Government institutions such as the Sri Lanka Ports Authority.

At present Attygalle represents the Treasury at the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka.