UNP MP Ameer Ali Shihabdeen was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economy while UNP MP Dunesh Gankanda was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Lands and Parliamentary Reforms.
UNP MP Ranjan Ramanayake, who held the Deputy Minister of Social Empowerment, Welfare and Kandyan Heritage, was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Social Empowerment.
Former Deputy Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training Karunarathna Paranawithana was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Research, Skills Development and Vocational Training, and Hill Country Heritage while UNP Palitha Thewarapperuma was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development.
Former Deputy Minister of Justice and Buddhasasana Sarathie Dushmantha was appointed as the new Deputy Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms.
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Comments - 6
Dr. A.C.B. Jayaweera Wednesday, 02 May 2018 11:33 AM
No significant changes. Ranjan deserves a Minister's post not deputy.
Dennis Reeves Wednesday, 02 May 2018 11:34 AM
Only Ranjan is an active guy who could do something, not others.
Rasheed Wednesday, 02 May 2018 12:04 PM
Ranjan will never get the Minster post, unless he become a puppet of RW.
Yehiya Wednesday, 02 May 2018 12:22 PM
UNP must hand over to qualified marketing professional like ROHANTHA ATHUKORELLA
Unchikun Wednesday, 02 May 2018 12:26 PM
When the time is right Ranjan should decamp and form a third force.
Shan Wednesday, 02 May 2018 01:21 PM
Very true, SL needs a corruption free political leader. Ranjan deserves it.
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