Right for Information Act

Right to Information Act No. 12 of 2016 has been enacted by the Parliament of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka whereas the Constitution guarantees the right of access to information in Article 14 A there of and there exists a need to foster a culture of transparency and accountability in Public authorities by giving effect to the right of access to information and thereby promote a society in which the people of Sri Lanka would be able to more actively participate in good governance in public life.

In terms of that Act the details of the Designated Officer for Appeals, Information Officer and Assistant Information Officer are as mentioned below.

Name Designation Designation as per the Information Act Official Telephone No.

Mrs. W.M. Dayawathi
Deputy Chief Secretary (Admin)
Designated Officer
Mrs. K.N. Suriyaarachchi
Assistant Chief Secretary (Admin)
Information Officer
Mr. S.M.H. Kusumsiri
Administrative Officer 
Assistant Information Officer