Presidential Secretariat

Presidential Secretariat

The Old Parliament Building the near the Galle Face Green, now the Presidential Secretariat
Agency overview
Formed 1978
Jurisdiction Government of Sri Lanka
Headquarters Old Parliament Building, Colombo
Agency executive
Website Official website
Coat of arms of Sri Lanka, showing a lion holding a sword in its right forepaw surrounded by a ring made from blue lotus petals which is placed on top of a grain vase sprouting rice grains to encircle it. A Dharmacakra is on the top while a sun and moon are at the bottom on each side of the vase.
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The Presidential Secretariat is the office of the President of Sri Lanka. It provides the administrative and institutional framework for the exercise of the duties, responsibilities and powers vested in the President by the Constitution. The Presidential Secretariat is located in the Old Parliament Building in Colombo.

The head of the Presidential Secretariat is the Secretary to the President (also known as the President's Secretary), who is ex officio the most senior civil servant and head of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service. The current President's Secretary is P.B. Abeykoon. The post as its roots from the post of Secretary to the Governor-General of Ceylon.


President's Office will be concerned with the following aspects of governance:-


Presidential Secretariat Office

The Presidential Secretariat includes the following Divisions:

Statutory institutions

The following institutions fall within the purview of the Secretary to the President;

Presidential Secretaries

See also

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