The Constitutional Council (CC) has recommended the name of President’s Counsel Jayantha Jayasuriya to the post of Attorney General.

Jayasuriya, who is the current Senior Additional Solicitor General is expected to be sworn in as the 29th Attorney General of Sri Lanka before President Maithripala Sirisena.

President Maithripala Sirisena appointed Suhada Gamlath, PC, as Acting Attorney General of Sri Lanka with effect from the January 11, 2016.