Mohan Peiris appointed Sri Lanka's new Attorney General

[TamilNet, Thursday, 18 December 2008, 16:04 GMT]
Mohan Peiris, President Counsel has been appointed Sri Lanka's twenty-fifth Attorney General. He took oaths Thursday morning before Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Mohan Peiris entered the law profession in 1972. He worked under renowned lawyer Daya Perera after passing out as a lawyer, legal sources said.

Mr. Mohan Peiris joined the Attorney Generals Department as a State Counsel in 1981. He was appointed President Counsel in the year 2005.

He has represented Sri Lanka in several international conferences including Human Rights Commission and other bodies.

 

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