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Presidential Task Force to transform country into green socio-economy

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a Presidential Task Force to transform Sri Lanka into a green socio-economy with a sustainable solution to climate change, said Mass Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella yesterday (11).

It has been named the “Presidential Task Force on Creating a Green Sri Lanka with Sustainable Solutions to Climate Change”.

The Task Force, chaired by Special Representative to the President Basil Rajapaksa consists of 46 members, including five cabinet ministers, a governor, 14 state ministers, and an MP.

Ministers R.M.C.B. Ratnayake, Chamal Rajapaksa, Mahinda Amaraweera, Mahindananda Aluthgamage, and Dr. Ramesh Pathirana; Governor Anuradha Yahampath; State Ministers Duminda Dissanayake, Arundika Fernando, Roshan Ranasinghe, Kanaka Herath, Janaka Wakkumbura, Mohan de Silva, Wimalaweera Dissanayake, Kanchana Wijesekara, Sadasivam Viyalendran, D.B. Herath, Shasheendra Rajapaksa, Dr. Nalaka Godahewa, Dr. Sita Arambepola, and Prof. Channa Jayasumana; and MP Manjula Dissanayake are the government members.

Dr. M.W.N. Dharmawardena, Jayampathi Molligoda, Jayantha Wickramasinghe, Prof. Sudira Ranwala, Dr. G.A.S. Premakumara, specialist Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya, Dr. D.M.J.B. Senanayake, Prof. S. Ananda Kulasuriya, Dr. T.L. Gunaruwan, Prof. P.I. Yapa, Dr. H.M.G.S.B. Hitinayake, Dr. Azeez Mubarak, Dr. Yasantha Mapatuna, Dr. Krish Dharmakeerthi, Sachithra Yapa, Vicky Wickramatunga, Herman Gunaratne, Dhammika Kobbekaduwa, Devaka Wickramasuriya, Jeevaka Atapattu, Dilshan Fernando, Mohamed Anees Junaid, Dilith Jayaweera, and Vijith Welikala have been appointed as other members of this Task Force.