Hewage appointed Finance Commission Chairman
Ariyaratne Hewage has been appointed as Chairman, Finance Commission
by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, in terms of Article 154 R (1) (c) of the
Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
The Finance Commission is responsible for planning the financial
requirements and providing the funding for the provincial council.
As Secretary, Ministry of Education, Hewage has contributed to
develop the education sector towards the "Knowledge Society of the 21st
He also has contributed in developing programmes and plans to
establish an air-sea hub in Sri Lanka as Secretary, Ministry of Ports
He is a senior public officer and has obtained his first degree in
education from Peradeniya University and Master of Public Administration
degree from the West Virginia University, USA.
He also has obtained professional training in numerous subject areas
and has served in various capacities in the public sector.