New Cabinet of Ministers sworn in

New Cabinet of Ministers sworn in

The new Cabinet Ministers were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (01).

Accordingly, 18 new Cabinet Ministers were sworn in before the President.

Following are the Ministers and their portfolios:

01 Hon. Lakshman Kiriella – Minister of Public Enterprise and Kandy Development

02 Hon. Sarath Amunugama- Minister of Science, Technology and Research, Skills Development and Vocational Training, and Hill Country Heritage

03 Hon. S. B. Navinna-Minister of Internal Affairs and Wayamba Development

04 Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera:  Minister of Agriculture

05 Hon. Duminda Dissanayake:  Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management and Disaster Management

06 Hon. Vijith Vijayamuni Zoysa: Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economy

07 Hon. P. Harrison – Minister of Social Empowerment

08. Hon. Kabir Hashim – Minister of Highways and Road Development

09 Hon. Ranjith Maddumabandara – Minister of Public Administration and Management and Law and Oder

10. Hon. Thalatha Athukorala – Minister of Justice and Prison Reform

11.Hon. Faiszer Musthapha – Minister of Sports, Provincial Councils and Local Government

12.Hon. D.M. Swaminathan – Minister of Rehabilitation, Resettlement, Northern Development and Hindu Religious Affairs

13 Hon. Sagala Ratnayake – Minister of Project Management, Youth Affairs and Southern Development

14. Hon. Mano Ganesan – Minister of National Co-existence, Reconciliation and Official Languages

15.Hon. Daya Gamage – Minister of Social Welfare and Primary Industries

16.Field Marshal Hon. Sarath Fonseka – Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development

17.Hon. Ravindra Samaraweera- Minister of Labour and Trade Union Relation

18. Hon. Wijedasa Rajapakshe – Minister of Higher Education and Cultural Affairs

Other  ministerial portfolios will remain unchanged and the new State and Deputy Ministers will be sworn in at 10.30 a.m. at the Presidential Secretariat tomorrow.

All the Government Ministers and MPs have been summoned for this swearing-in ceremony.

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