( February 28, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) The Constitutional Council (CC) has recommended Justice Priyasad Depp as the new Chief Justice. The Constitutional Council meeting held yesterday (27th) night headed by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.
Yesterday President Maithripala Sirisena sent two names to the Constitutional Council to nominate one as the Chief Justice.
Justice Depp will replace K.Sripavan who retires today. (February 28).
A special ceremonial sitting will be held today at the Supreme Court to bid farewell to outgoing Chief justice K. Sripavan.