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    BMUD Basnayaka Assumes Duties as the Secretary Defence

    January 12, 2015

    Former Secretary to the Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy  BMUD Basnayaka assumed his duties  as the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development during a simple ceremony held on Sun day (11) at the Defence Ministry premises.

    Basnayaka, is a renowned member of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service who is having a vast experience with a service of over 33 years. He has served as a Senior Lecturer in the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration whilst imparting administrative awareness to the senior military officials during the past. Throughout the carrier of past three decades he has also served as a lecturer in the Police Training College and as a Senior Administrative Officer of the Ministry of Finance.


    Speaking at the ceremony,  Basnayaka emphasized on the importance of team work in an affable working environment. He said all measures would be taken to sustain the territorial integrity and the unitary status of the country while working towards the vision of His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena. He also said he wish to pay a special word of thanks to his predecessor with whom he had spoke to over the phone before assuming duties.


    Secretaries to the Government Ministries, Tri-Forces Commanders, Ministry Officials, Senior State Officials and a gathering of Senior Military Officials were present at the event. (KH)



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