Several senior members of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party will be offered portfolios in the national unity government to be formed jointly by the United National Front for Good Governance and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, sources said.
Among the SLFP seniors to be appointed to Cabinet are opposition leader Nimal Siripala de Silva, former SLFP general secretary Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, former UPFA general secretary Susil Premajayantha, SLFP senior vice president John Seneviratne, acting SLFP general secretary Duminda Dissanayaka, vice president Mahinda Amaraweera, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, A.H.M. Fowzie, S.B. Dissanayake, Mahinda Samarasinghe, Dilan Perera, Vijith Vijayamuni Zoyza, Laskman Yapa Abeywardena and Ranjith Siyambalapitiya.
According to sources, top cabinet ministries would be assigned to Nimal Siripala de Silva, Anura Priyadarshana Yapa , Susil Premajayantha, W.D.J. Seneviratne and Dr. Sarath Amunugama.
All have already agreed to accept the portfolios.
It is also learnt that several more SLFP members will receive cabinet ministries, state ministries and deputy ministries.(Ajantha Kumara Aglakada)