President Ranil Wickremesinghe has informed Public Security Minister Tiran Alles to take the final decision on the appointment of the new IGP, informed sources said.
Accordingly, the Minister has been instructed to decide whether to appoint an acting IGP or to grant another extension for former IGP C.D. Wickramaratne.
Sources further noted that a special meeting has been convened by President Wickremesinghe with the subject Minister tomorrow (09).
It is highly likely that a final decision on the matter will be taken during this meeting.
The post of IGP has been vacant for nearly two weeks now.
source daily mirror