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New Law and Order Minister next week

1 March 2018 01:07 am - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A new Law and Order Minister would be sworn in next week, sources close to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday.

The new Minister of Law and Order was to be sworn in this week but it was delayed because of the tense situation in Ampara.

Currently, the Law and Order Ministry comes under the Prime Minister.

“The incumbent Law and Order Minister, who is the incumbent Prime Minister, is engaged in dealing with the situation in Ampara and therefore the swearing-in of the new Minister had to be postponed to next week,” sources said.

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe was sworn in as the new Law and Order Minister during the Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, February 25, 2018. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 6

  • Waco Thursday, 01 March 2018 07:10 AM

    It is the important to maintain Law and Order in the country at any cost. Therefore without any hesitation, please appoint Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka as the Minister to this Ministery.

    LKcricket Friday, 02 March 2018 03:12 PM

    You mean Mr White Flags"

    Yahapala Thursday, 01 March 2018 07:43 AM

    You mean Sarath Fonseka?

    Jey Thursday, 01 March 2018 10:14 AM

    It is time that a person with guts take over, irrespective of little shortcomings. Sarath Fonseka may be the person, a democrat with a tinges of autocratic tendencies

    Voter Thursday, 01 March 2018 03:37 PM

    Appoint and show results and win back confidence and the votes. Don`t have comedy shows.

    Justice seeker Thursday, 01 March 2018 06:56 PM

    Please appoint Sarah Fonseka and show results if you want to make up the loss and win any votes in the future.If not this govt.strength will be reduced to 8 mps only

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