Saliya Pieris elected new BASL President

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President’s Counsel Saliya Pieris has been elected as the new President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) for 2021-2022.

Pieris has been elected President with a total of 5,162 votes at the election, according to Attorney-at-Law Rajeev Amarasuriya, Secretary of BASL.

Pieris has won over President’s Counsel Kuvera de Zoysa who obtained just 2,807 votes.

President’s Counsel Saliya Pieris takes over the position from the outgoing President of BASL President’s Counsel Kalinga Indatissa.

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