The current Secretary to the Presidential Commission to investigate into complaints regarding missing persons, Hewa Wasalage Gunadasa has been appointed as the Secretary to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC).

The appointment comes following  the sudden removal of its former Secretary, Lacille de Silva yesterday.

The former secretary was removed from his position with immediate effect from March 01 and the removal was notified through a letter from the Presidential Secretariat.

Gunadasa is a retired officer of Sri Lanka Administrative Service and was also the Ratnapura Government Agent, and Chief Secretary of Central Province.