Harin Fernando, the newly appointed Sports Minister, has put Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) employees proposed contract renewal on hold, Cricket Age reliably learns.
On Thursday, UNP led government appointed Harin Fernando is the new Sports Minister replacing SLFP’s Faizer Mustapha.
Yesterday, Cricket Age had published that Ashley De Silva, the CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC), has been planning to renew the contracts of all the employees of former president Thilanga Sumathipala camp before the arrival of New Sports Minister.
During his disastrous tenure at SLC, Thilanga Sumathipala deliberately brought all his confidentials to the system. On the last day SLC on May 31st also, he obliged Apsari Tillakaratne and Hashan Tillakaratne by giving them extensions without following the proper procedure.
According to sources, as soon as Harin came to know about Ashley’s devil intentions on Thursday, he ordered him to put contract renewal on hold until he meets SLC staff. According to sources, Harin is likely to meet SLC staff on Friday.
Proposed contract renewal of SLC staff :
Ashley de silva – CEO
Jerome Jayarathne – COO
Dushyanthi Karunanake – confidential secretary to COO,
Sampath Hettiarachchige- coordinator, brain centre
G. T. Niroshan – computer analyst
Asantha Dassanayake – administration manager
Senaja Angulugaha – supplies and procurement manager,
Nilimini Perera- executive secretary, admin
Sepali Attanayake – clerk
Padma Karunarathne – womens cricket development coordinator
Asoka Chandrasekara- duckwirth lewis officer
Dananjaya Wijesinghe- HR manager
Travis Fernando – manager events and promotions
Anura Weerasinghe – NDC consultant
Anne Christopher – confidential secretary NDC
Kamal dharmaduri – NDC head
Kamal Wettasinghe – development officer
Dinesh Rathnasingham – media manager
Jagath Jayasundara – transport executive