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
0112092606
Mrs. K.N. Suriyaarachchi
Assistant Chief Secretary (Admin)
Information Officer
0112092608
Mr. W.N. Karunathilaka
Administrative Officer
Assistant Information Officer
0112092607