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CC approves President's recommendation for SC Judge

The Constitutional Council (CC) yesterday approved President Maithripala Sirisena's recommendation to appoint Appeal Court Judge K.T. Chithrasiri as a Supreme Court Judge. K T Chithrasiri will take oaths as a Supreme Court Judge before the President at a future date.

The CC which met yesterday at the Parliamentary complex met the Chairmen and Members of newly appointed Elections Commission, Finance Commission, Delimitation Commission and National Procurement Commission.

The CC was chaired by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya. The need to protect the independence of the Commissions were stressed during the meeting. The meeting had focused attention on the future undertakings of the Commissions to meet the aspirations of the public.

The appointments to nine Independent Commissions mandated by the 19th Amendment to the Constitution have now been completed by the CC. 

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