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Defence Secretary To Be Sacked: Reports

The government is considering replacing Defence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi with a senior bureaucrat, government sources said.Accordingly, this is being considered after reviewing the performance of the Ministry.

Two possible candidates are being considered to replace Hettiarachchi, whose decisions regarding several matters came under fire recently.

Some parties within the government were dissatisfied with his decisions regarding the dispute between the Eastern Province Chief Minister and the navy.