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Swearing-in of State, Dy. Ministers tomorrow

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The swearing-in of State Ministers and Deputy Ministers of the National Unity Government has been postponed for tomorrow, government sources said.

Of the 48 Cabinet Ministers in the National Unity Government, 43 have already been sworn in. The swearing-in of 45 State Ministers and Deputy Ministers was earlier scheduled to be held this morning (8).

Twenty seven State and Deputy Ministers are to be appointed from the United National Front (UNF) while the rest would be appointed from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP).

Meanwhile, it was also reported that one UNF Cabinet Minister and four SLFP Cabinet Ministers are to be sworn in tomorrow. (Ajantha Kumara Agalakada)

  Comments - 5

  • Nihal Amarasekera Tuesday, 08 September 2015 07:58 AM

    Teething mockery??

    nandanee Tuesday, 08 September 2015 09:01 AM

    "One must beware of ministers who can do nothing without money, and those who want to do everything with money."Indira Gandhi

    Sapu Tuesday, 08 September 2015 09:04 AM

    Do not waste time, the quicker the cabinet is appointed quicker the countries development will start

    Vasa Tuesday, 08 September 2015 10:21 AM

    Increase in the cabinet is understandable due to the formation of the national govt and in keeping with election pledge and there is provision in the constitution for this.

    garawi Tuesday, 08 September 2015 07:28 AM

    President is going against his previous talk of good governance. He is misusing the 19a option to increase the ministers in case of a national government. Arguably this is not a national government either.


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