PARLIAMENT

OF SRI LANKA

SinhalaSriLankaTamil-SriLanka

Secretary General of Parliament

The Secretary General of Parliament is the Chief Executive Officer of the Parliament and is appointed by the President with the concurrence of the Parliamentary Council. The Office of the Secretary General of Parliament is a constitutionally protected post. One of the main functions of the Secretary General of Parliament is to advice the Speaker and other Presiding Officers on matters relating to Parliamentary procedure, constitutionality of Bills, Standing Orders, privileges and any other matters concerning the functioning of the Parliament. The Secretary General of Parliament is assisted by the Deputy Secretary General of Parliament and the Assistant Secretary General of Parliament in carrying out his/her responsibilities. The Secretary General is also the Chief Administrator and Accounting Officer of the Parliament. The staff of the Secretary General of Parliament is appointed by the Secretary General with the approval of the Speaker. The Secretary General or his/her nominee functions as Secretary to all Committees established by the Parliament.

Contact
Dasanayake WBD
dhammika_d@parliament.lk

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