President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has accepted the letter of resignation tendered by Secretary to the President Dr. P.B.Jayasundera.
According to sources, his resignation will be effective from 31 December 2021.
Gamini Senarath, the Secretary to the Prime Minister, is tipped to be appointed as the next Secretary to the President while current Secretary to the Ministry of Irrigation Anura Dissanayake is tipped to be the next Secretary to the Prime Minister.
Government sources also indicated that Dr. P.B. Jayasundera is likely be appointed as the senior adviser to Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa.
The sources further added that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is to reshuffle the Cabinet with changes likely to key Ministries before Parliament is convened next year.
Meanwhile, SLPP sources said that Finance Minister is likely to bring in P.B. Jayasundera as a national list MP and allocate a portfolio related to economic affairs.