Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga has ordered all the ministries to timely submit the declarations of assets and liabilities of senior public officials.
Accordingly, the secretaries of the ministries are ordered to submit the declarations of assets and liabilities before March 31 to the Presidential Secretariat.
The President's Secretary has also ordered the ministry secretaries to look into the submitting of assets declarations by senior officials of the ministries by the end of June, 2013.
Mr. Weeratunga has highlighted that the ministry secretaries are required to maintain transparency as the main officials accountable for public funds. It is also said that the matter of assets declarations will be thoroughly observed.