Presidential hopeful Speaker Karu Jayasuriya pays his respects to the late Sobitha Thero.

Apr 23, 2012 (LBO) – Mohan Pieris, a former attorney general of Sri Lanka has been appointed chairman of Seylan Bank, a listed bank which was put under a state management following a run. Seylan Bank said he has 37 years of experience as lawyer. In 1978 he qualified as a solicitor of the supreme court of England and Wales. In 2004 he was made a president’s counsel.

He had also been a legal consultant to the Central Bank. .