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Ranjan Social Services Dy Minister

21 January 2015 12:38 pm - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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UNP MP Ranjan Ramanayake has been appointed Deputy Minister of Social Services Welfare and Livestock Development a short while ago.


The Parliamentarian was one of the most vocal critics of the previous regime regarding alleged corruption, but was not appointed in the initial list of appointments.



Meanwhile a Cabinet Minister, a State Minister and three Deputy Ministers were sworn in by President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat.


The new appointments are: Muslim Religious Affairs Minister Abdul Halim Mohammed Hazim; Mohamed Thumbi Hassan Ali as State Minister of Health; Wasantha Aluwihare as Deputy Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment, Amir Ali Sahabdeen as Deputy Minister of Housing and Samurdhi Development and Mohammad Shariff Thoufeek as Deputy Minister of Internal Transport. (HF)

  Comments - 14

  • Edward Thursday, 22 January 2015 03:08 AM

    This reminds us making juggery to the King

    rana. Thursday, 22 January 2015 03:34 AM

    Congratulations. Keep the good work going.

    Nash Thursday, 22 January 2015 03:41 AM

    Yahapalane malli?awlak na.Keep it going.

    Motherlanka Thursday, 22 January 2015 05:23 AM

    Breach of promise at the outset. They promised a cabinet of 25. What are they doing now?

    adamsapple Wednesday, 21 January 2015 08:10 PM

    Hmmm wonder how many muslim ministers... No wonder they got the minority vote...

    adamsapple Wednesday, 21 January 2015 08:14 PM

    How many Muslim ministers are there?

    Citizen Thursday, 22 January 2015 10:20 AM

    And all the cows, bulls and calves in Sri Lanka were overjoyed and thanked the president and prime-minister for appointing one of their own kind as the Deputy Minister of Livestock.

    chandra Thursday, 22 January 2015 10:24 AM

    This is the bitter truth of SL politics. Either you like it or not have to satisfy supporters first not people who vote.

    wijebahu Thursday, 22 January 2015 06:36 AM

    So what? In previous regime cabinet only exceeded 100. without deputies.

    lakshmanu Wednesday, 21 January 2015 09:05 PM

    Good to engage him with public as he is an endearing person!

    Paul Wednesday, 21 January 2015 09:07 PM

    NishHope you are not yet got a ministry, wait for some time

    Nish Wednesday, 21 January 2015 06:38 PM

    Now close to 60 ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers.

    Qatar Thursday, 22 January 2015 12:39 PM

    Mmmmmmmm coming colours no good putha

    qatar Thursday, 22 January 2015 12:41 PM

    Well said mate


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