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Ariyadasa Cooray removed as NPC Secretary

National Police Commission (NPC) Secretary Ariyadasa Cooray has been removed from the post with effect from today.

Mr. Cooray said he had received a letter from the Commission informing that he was suspended from the post according to a Public Administration Circular.

NPC Chairman P.H. Manatunga said according
to the Public Administration Circular No 03/2018, which was issued in February, a retired  Public  Official beyond  60  years  of  age  should  not  be  employed  in  an  approved post in the Public Service.

He said Mr. Cooray was in not in position to function as the Secretary according to new regulations.

He said a decision to appoint an Acting Secretary to the Commission would be taken up at the next Commission meeting on March 22. (Darshana Sanjeewa)