Eight new President’s Counsels take oaths before the Chief Justice.
President Rajapaksa has named Senior Attorneys W. Dayaratne, Upali Gunaratne, Jayatissa De Costa and Suhada Gamlath as President’s Counsels. Edwin Neville Joseph, Jayantha Weerasinghe, Anil De Silva and Nihara Rodrigo were nominated as President’s Counsels. All of them are listed as President’s Couinsels with effect from the 19th of this month. All of them took oaths before the Chief Justice this morning.