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Seniormost Supreme Court Judge Kanagasabapathy J.Sripavan to be Appointed as 44th Chief Justice of Sri Lanka

Senior Supreme Court Judge Kanagasabapathy J. Sripavan will be appointed as the next Chief Justice, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne told the Cabinet briefing this morning.

President Maithripala Sirisena was sworn-in by Justice Sripavan bypassing Chief Justice Mohan Peiris.

Meanwhile, outgoing Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake is reported to have congratulated Justice Sripavan on his appointment as the 44th Chief Justice of Sri Lanka.

Courtesy:Daily Mirror