Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy as the new Governor of the Central Bank (04) took over the work.
After the ceremony, he said the office of Sri Lanka, he fearlessly and honestly stated that the setting up top spot.
Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy also recalled that the President and the Prime Minister on the directions received.
"I told him, I met him one time thing. He told directly to do your duty. Do not be afraid of anyone. According to the advice given to the President of my duties diligently.
I met the Prime Minister. Location of Sri Lanka to move his view, he was described as clear to me. There is a lot of work assigned to the Central Bank. If we fail, we have been entrusted with these responsibilities, we will not be able to accomplish anything other're done properly. So very well done is our responsibility to work ".
On the relationship that should exist between politics and the Central Bank was also expressed.
The Central Bank should be independent of Dr Indrajit Coomaraswamy pointed out.
"My vision of the post-independence era, often trump the economy as was used for politics. This is not to accuse me of any government or political party after independence era, it often happened. But the Central Bank as politicians, our job is to point out that politics is better to create a good first economy.
We must avoid such mistakes in the economic upāyamārgavalin artificially inflated economy. Decisions on who will be the purpose of the correct technical taps us.
It does not mean that the government should be criticized. It is not our task. But we must act independently. "
Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, the Governor of the Central Bank 14. The President and the Prime Minister held a lengthy discussion after he was appointed to the post.