Pavithra & Dinesh retain Health & Foreign
Former Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi and former Foreign Affairs Minister Dinesh Gunawardane retained their previous portfolios at the Cabinet swearing-in ceremony today. Accordingly, Wanniarachchi was re-appointed as Health Minister while Gu
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No Cabinet portfolio for Maithri
Former President and SLFP Leader Maithripala Sirisena did not receive any Cabinet portfolio at the swearing-in ceremony of the new Cabinet held in Kandy today.
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Minister of Justice Ali Sabry PC
National List SLPP candidate and new comer to Parliament Mohamed Ali Sabry PC was appointed as the Minister of Justice by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today.
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Namal gets Sports & Youth Ministry
Namal Rajapaksa had been appointed as the Cabinet Minister of Sports and Youth by the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
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Dr. Harini Amarasuriya named NPP national list nominee
Dr. Harini Amarasuriya has been named for the National List seat of National People’s Power (NPP).
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Gammanpila for Energy, Wimal gets Industry
Udaya Gammanpila was appointed as the Minister of Energy while Wimal Weeranwansa was sworn in as the Minister of Industry.
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Keheliya gets Media, Janaka Public Services, Amaraweera Environment
Keheliya Rambukwella was appointed as the Minister of Mass Media while Janaka Bandara Tennakoon was appointed as the Minister of Public Services & Provincial Council and Local Government.
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Chamal gets Irrigation, Dullas as Minister of Power
Chamal Rajapaksha was sworn in as the Minister of Irrigation while Dullas Alahapperuma was appointed as the Minister of Power.
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Lokuge appoints Minister of Transport, Bandula gets Trade
Gamini Lokuge was appointed as the Cabinet Minister of Transport and Bandula Gunawardane was appointed as the Cabinet Minister of Trade.
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Nimal Siripala gets Labour, G.L as Education Minister
Nimal Siripala has been appointed as the Minister of Labour while G. L. Peiris was sworn in as the Minister of Education before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
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PM gets Defence, Finance, Buddha Sasana & Urban Development Ministries
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was appointed as the Minister of Defense, Finance, Buddha Sasana & Religious and Cultural Affairs and the Minister of Urban Development and Housing.
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More State Ministers appointed
Sananth Nishantha was sworn in as the State Minister of Ornamental Fish, Freshwater Fisheries and Fisheries Development and Export Kanchana Wijesekara while Siripala Gamlath was appointed as State Minister of Mahaweli zones related development and public infrastructure development.
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Lohan gets Gems & Jewellery; Dilum appointed Vehicle Regulations State Minister
Lohan Ratwatte was appointed as State Minister of Gems and Jewellery Related Industries while Dilum Amunugama was sworn in as the State Minister of Vehicle Regulations, Bus Transportation Services & Train Compartments and Motor Vehicle Industry.
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Dayasiri State Minister of Local Apparel Manufacturing; Vidura National Heritages
Dayasiri Jayasekara was sworn in as the State Minister of Batik, Handlooms and Local Apparel Manufacturing while Vidura Wickramanayaka was appointed as the State Minister of National Heritages, Performance Arts and Promotional Activities of Rural Artistes.
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Roshan gets Land Management, Kanka Estate Development
Roshan Ranasinghe was sworn in as the State Minister of Land Management and State Resource Development while Kanka Herath got the State Ministry of Estate Development, Plantation related crops
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Lasantha appointed Trade Development State Minister; Sudarshani Prison Reforms
Lasantha Alagiyawanna was appointed as the State Minister of Trade Development, Cooperative Services and Consumer Protection while Sudarshani Fernandopulle was sworn in as the State Minister of Prison Reforms and Prisoners Rehabilitation.
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Priyankara gets Labour State, Duminda Electricity
Priyankara Jayarathna was sworn in as the State Minister of Labour while Duminda Dissanayake was sworn in as the State Minister of Electricity before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
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Chamal sworn in as State Minister of Defence
Chamal Rajapaksa was sworn in as the State Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and Disaster Management before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
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Chairpersons appointed to 23 District Coordinating Committees
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed District Coordinating Committee Chairpersons to 23 administrative districts at the beginning of the swearing-in ceremony of the Cabinet in Kandy this morning.
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Swearing-in of new Cabinet ministers begins
The swearing-in ceremony for new 28 Cabinet ministers and 40 State Ministers commenced in Kandy at the Old King’s Court a short while ago, in the presence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
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