COLOMBO, March 22 (Reuters) - The director general of Sri
Lanka's Securities and Exchange Commission said on Friday that
he had tendered his resignation to take effect from May 27.
"I have handed over the resignation letter. I will resign
with effect from May 27 and the resignation is based on my
principles and the present set up," Hareendra Dissa Bandara, who
has been in the job since April last year, told Reuters.
Dissa Bandara, a finance professor, declined to comment
further. He is the third top official at the SEC to resign since
(Reporting by Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal; Editing by Ron