Sri Lanka tourism authority gets new boss

Feb 02, 2010 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s tourism minister has appointed a new chairman, Eranga Basnayake, to the tourism development authority, an official said. In another development reports said Sri Lanka Telecommunications Regulatory Commission director general Priyantha Kariyapperum has resigned.

Ministry secretary George Micheal said the new appointment was made by tourism minister Achala Jagoda.

The former chairman of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, Bernard Goonetilleke, who resigned is expected to be appointed a consultant.