National Sports Selection Committee appointed

National Sports Selection Committee

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Minister of Sports Roshan Ranasinghe has appointed a 7-member National Sports Selection Committee.

Chief of Defence Staff, General Shavendra Silva has been appointed as the chairman of the committee while former national tennis player Arjun Rishya Fernando has been appointed as the secretary to the Committee.

Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Sanath Jayasuriya, consultant surgeon Maiya Gunasekera, Additional secretary to Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs Mr. Prasanna Chandith, National Olympics committee secretary Mr. Maxwell De Silva and former national athlete and national netball player Mrs. Thilaka Jinadasa are the other members of the committee.

The National Sports Selection Committee

  • Chief of Defence Staff, General Shavendra Silva (Chairman)
  • Mr. Arjun Rishya Fernando (Secretary)
  • Dr. Maiya Gunasekera (Member)
  • Mr. Prasanna Chandith (Member)
  • Mr. Sanath Jayasuriya (Member)
  • Mr. Maxwell De Silva (Member)
  • Mrs. Thilaka Jinadasa (Member)