Twentyfive senior lawyers appointed as Presidents Counsel

Twenty-five senior lawyers were appointed as President’s Counsel by President Maithripala Sirisena today.The appointments were made at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo. M.A. Sumanthiran, Upul Jayasuriya and J.C. Weliamuna were among those appointed as President’s Counsel.Others appointed are Daya Pelpola, Ariya B.Rekawa, Anura Bandara Meddegoda, Nissanka Nanayakkara, Neville Abeyratne, K. Anuja Kaushika Premarathna, L.M. Hidayatullah, Samantha Rathwatte, Wijerathna Dharmasena, Upali Senarathna, Padma Bandara, K. Malik Peiris, Karunarathna Herath, Mahendra Suwadarathna, P.C.M. Jayasekara, Mohan Weerakoon, R.S.P. Samaranayaka, Ananda Wickramasekara, Vijaya Niranjan Perera, Karunadevage Wimaladasa, Mohammad Nisam Kariyappar and Vivekanandan Puvitharan. (Colombo Gazette)

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