Two resigned state ministers sworn-in

23 August 2019 01:26 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


State Ministers Mohamed Cassim Mohamed Faizal and Ali Zahir Moulana Seyed, who resigned from their posts in June, were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena a short while ago.

Accordingly, Mohamed Cassim was sworn in as the State Minister Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine, while Ali Zahir Moulana was sworn in as the Primary Industries and Social Empowerment State Minister.

All Muslim ministers including cabinet, state and deputy ministers resigned from their portfolios on June 03.

The ministers said they resigned to facilitate investigations which were being conducted against MP Rishad Bathiudeen.


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  Comments - 3

  • Anmanpan Friday, 23 August 2019 01:32 PM

    Yes of course. By following the COPE proceeding they have a lot to loose.

    Sando Friday, 23 August 2019 02:15 PM

    The sham from day 1. Sad for the innocent......... murdered on April 21st..... 350 plus.....Innocent People.

    ChanakaJ Friday, 23 August 2019 06:48 PM

    What would happen if Sinhala politicians resigned en masse every time an allegation was put against one of them?

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