Tea Board Chairman steps down

Thursday, 21 November 2019 01:27 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Sri Lanka Tea Board Chairman Lucille Wijewardena yesterday said he tendered his resignation to the Plantation Industries Ministry Secretary.

Wijewardena was instrumental in launching the first-ever Government-sponsored global campaign in the 150 years of Ceylon Tea. Sri Lanka Tea Board successfully conducted two promotions in Russia and Ukraine.

It was noted that the Ministry Secretary will be made the Acting Chairman till a new Chair is appointed by the Ministry.