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DEPUTY SECRETARIES TO THE TREASURY

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    Mr. A.R.Desapriya

    A.R. Desapriya has 30 years of work experience in the public sector. He is now a special grade officer of Sri Lanka Administrative Service (SLAS).

    During the period, he worked in different areas of the public sector activities and held various positions of the General Treasury in the capacity of Director and Additional Director General. He held the post of Additional Secretary of Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training and initiated many reforms in the Technical and Vocational Education Training Sector (TVET) in Sri Lanka.

    Before he assumed the duties of his current position as Deputy Secretary to the Treasury, he worked as Director General of National Budget Department. He is also serving as a member on the Board of the Sri Lanka Insurance Board and a Director to the Board of Regional Development Bank. A.R. Desapriya has a BSc Degree in Public Administration from the University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka and MBA Degree from University of Lublijana, Slovenia.

    Email: dstd@mo.treasury.gov.lkdesapriyaar@gmail.com

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    Mr. A.M.P.M.B. Atapattu

    A.M.P.M.B. Atapattu has 24 years of work experience in the General Treasury in various departments. He is now a Special Grade Officer of the Sri Lanka Planning Service (SLPS).

    During this period, he worked in different areas and held various positions of the General Treasury in the capacity of Assistant Director, Deputy Director, Director and Additional Director General. Before he assumed the duties of his current position as Deputy Secretary to the Treasury, he worked as Director General of the Department of Development Finance. As Director General of the Department of Development Finance he has implemented Refinanced Loan Schemes called “Small & Medium Enterprise Development Facility” (SMEDeF) and “Small & Medium Enterprise Line of Credit” (SMELoC) & “Rooftop Solar Power Generation Line of Credit” (RSPGLoC) under World Bank and Asian Development Bank funding respectively. Further, he is in charge of the “Enterprise Sri Lanka Loan Scheme” of the Government.

    He is also serving as a Director to the Board of Members on the Peoples’ Bank, Sri Lanka Tea Board and Insurance Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka. A.M.P.M.B. Atapattu has a B.Sc. Degree in Public Administration from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka and a Master Degree from the University of Flinders, Australia.

    Email: dsta@mo.treasury.gov.lk, atapattu323@yahoo.com

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    Mr. A.K.Seneviratne

    Ananda Kithsiri Seneviratne is a special grade officer of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service (SLAS).

    Mr Seneviratne holds an Honours Bachelor’s Degree specialising in Chemistry from University of Kelaniya. He has obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Financial Administration from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and Masters in Business Administration from University of Colombo.

    He joined the Sri Lanka Administrative Service in 1995. Upon completion of his in-service training year he was appointed as an Assistant Director to the Department of Fiscal Policy of the Ministry of Finance in 1996. In 2006 he was assigned to the Department of National Budget of the same Ministry as a Director. In 2015 he was appointed as the Director General of the Department of Fiscal Policy. Since January 2018 Mr Seneviratne has been working as the Director General of the Department of National Budget until he was appointed as a Deputy Secretary of the Treasury in February 2018.

    Mr Seneviratne has also served as a Board Director in many state owned enterprises.

    Email: dsts@mo.treasury.gov.lk, aksenevi@yahoo.co.uk

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