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Maj. Gen. Sanjeewa Munasinghe appointed Secretary Health Ministry

Major General Sanjeewa Munasinghe has been appointed Secretary to the Ministry of Health.

Munasinghe replaced Ms. Badrani Jayawardana who served as the Health Ministry Secretary under the new regime led by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

He is the Director General of Army Medical Services and former Colonel Commandant of Army Medical Corps.

He is an alumnus of the Faculty of Medicine of University of Ruhuna. He completed his MBBS degree in 1986 and joined the Sri Lanka Army in the same year.

Following the completion of Basic Military training in Sri Lanka Military Academy, he was commissioned in the rank of Captain and attached to Sri Lanka Army Medical corps.

He was appointed as the Colonel Commandant of Army Medical Corps in 2010 and as the first Director General Army Health Services in 2014.