Harin Fernando puts SLC employees renewal on hold

Written by N Krishnamurthy

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

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