13 new High Court Judges appointed by the President


President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed 13 new High Court Judges at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (03).

List of new High Court Judges and Previous Positions held
01. Mr. A.G. Aluthge – District Court Judge
02. Mr. R.R.J.U.T.K. Rajakaruna – District Court Judge
03. Mr. R.A.D.U.N. Ranatunga – Magistrate
04. Mr. T.M.C.S. Gunasekara – District Court Judge
05. Mr. M. Prabath Ranasinghe – District Court Judge
06. Mr. R.M.S.B. Chandrasiri – Chief Magistrate
07. Mr. R. Weliwatta – District Court Judge
08. Mr. G.L. Priyantha – Magistrate
09. Mr. A. Nishantha Peiris – District Court Judge
10. Mr. S.M.A.S. Manchanayake – District Court Judge
11. Mr. L. Chamath Madanayake – District Court Judge
12. Mr. V.M. Weerasuriya – Senior State Counsel
13. Mr. H.A.D.N. Hewawasam – Senior State Counsel

During the handing over of the new appointment letters, His Excellency the President emphasized the need to maintain independency of the judiciary  and prevention of undue delays in proceedings.