Published on: February 26, 2024

Deshbandu Tennakoon to the post of Inspector General of Police

Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police and Acting Inspector General of Police, Deshbandu Tennakoon has been appointed as the new Inspector General of Police.

This appointment, in compliance with the stipulations outlined in Articles 41C.(1) and 61E.(b) of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, has been made pursuant to the authority vested on President Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Secretary to the President Mr. Saman Ekanayake presented the official appointment letter to Mr. Deshbandu Tennakoon this afternoon (26) at the Presidential Secretariat.

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