By Siva Sivapragasam
K.C. Logeswaran, a former public servant who held several important administrative positions including a diplomatic posting, has been appointed as the Governor of the Western Province in Sri Lanka by President Maithripala Sirisena.
Mr. Logeswaran of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service had served as Secretary to the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and the Media from September 1995 to August 1999. Concurrently he had held the position of the Chairman, Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka. Since December 1999 to February 2003 he served as Sri Lanka’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in the Republic of Korea. He has been an Advisor to the Ministry of Finance since April 2003. Mr. Logeswaran has been serving on the Board (Telecom) since December 2003.
Logeswaran was also Additional Secretary, Ministry of Industrial Development from August 1994 to August 1995. He also functioned as Secretary to the Project Ministry of Mineral Development from January 1991 to August 1994. He was State Secretary to the Ministry of Hindu Religious & Cultural Affairs from March 1990 to December 1990. He was also Additional Secretary, Ministry of Rehabilitation & Reconstruction from August 1988 to March 1990. He was the Registrar of the University of Jaffna from April 1980 to September 1981. He was also Secretary to the National Police Commission
Logeswaran is an old boy of St. John’s College, Jaffna and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Ceylon.