Sri Lanka cricket great Muttiah Muralitharan to be given key political post in new government setup

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Sri Lanka cricket great Muttiah Muralitharan to be given key political post in new government setup

ISLAMABAD - Sri Lanka cricket great Muttiah Muralitharan is likely to be appointed as the Governor of the Northern Province by President Gotabaya Rajapakasa, according to a report in The Daily Mirror.

The presidential secretariat sources revealed on Wednesday that the former spinner was personally invited by the president to accept the post.

Besides this, the president has also invited Chairperson of the Nationalist Entrepreneurs Association to take charge as the Governor of the Eastern Province as well as former Minister Tissa Vitharana for the appointment of Governor of the North Central Province.—Agencies