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Secretary to the President Austin Fernando resigns

The President’s Media Unit yesterday in a tweet states that Secretary to the President Austin Fernando has resigned from his position.

It said that “Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando bid farewell to his office”.

Fernando became the adviser to President Maithripala Sirisena on August 15, 2015. He was thereafter appointed Governor of the Eastern Province on January 27,2015. He resigned in order to become Secretary to the President on July 1, 2017.

Despite many attempts made, Fernando was not available for a comment.