Arjuna Mahendran not employed by Finance Ministry

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

The Finance Ministry, in a statement released today, denied reports that former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran was working with the Finance Ministry. ‘The Ministry of Finance wishes to inform that Arjuna Mahendran, the former Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, is not working in any capacity at the Ministry of Finance.

‘The Finance Ministry denies media reports that Mahendran currently acts as an advisor to the Ministry of Finance on the Central Bank.’

The statement is reproduced below: