Chairman of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority, Priyath Bandu Wickrema has got his monthly salary of Rs. 158,170 increased to Rs. 227,280. He has increased his salary with effect from April this year. Wickrema apart from being the SLPA Chairman is also a director of the second phase of the Hambantota Port project.
He gets a salary of Rs. 110,000 for his second post.
Since assuming work in the post from April 5, 2012, he has got his salary increased by Rs. 90,000 per month.
The SLPA Chairman has increased his salary ignoring calls by Authority’s employees for a salary increase.