Two new Judges have been appointed to the Supreme Court.
President Rajapaksa has recommended that Solicitor General Priyasath Depp and Appeals Court President Sathya Hettige be appointed as new Judges of the Supreme Court. The Constitutional Council which met this afternoon is reported to have endorsed the recommendations. Priyasath Depp and Sathya Hettige are veterans in the Judicial and Law Sectors. Accordingly, they will take oaths as new Supreme Court Judges.