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MINISTRY OF HEALTH, NUTRITION & INDIGENOUS MEDICINE

Sri Lanka

 

Assumption of Duties by the new secretary of Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Mrs Wasantha Perera 2018-11-09

 
Mrs. Wasantha Perera has assumed duties as the new secretary of Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine on 8th November 2018.

She was the former Director General of the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA). 

A senior officer of Si Lanka Administrative Service, Mrs. Perera has started her career as a Assistant Divisional Secretary and later on served in senior positions in the Ministries of Defense, Finance, Foreign Affairs and Technology & Research. Further she has served as a Senior Diplomat at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington D.C., United States of America.

Mrs. Perera is a Bio Science graduate from the University of Peradeniya. She possess a Master’s Degree in Project Management from the University of Technology in Sydney, Postgraduate Diploma in Economics Development from University of Colombo and Postgraduate Diploma in Management from University of Sri Jayewardenepura.