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Additional portfolio for Bathiudeen

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Assigned with Vocational Training, Skills Development subject

Vocational Training and Skills Development subject, which was under the purview of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been assigned to Minister Rishad Bathiudeen with effect from March 18, a gazette notification stated.

They were reported to have resigned from their previous portfolios and sworn-in before the President in the new portfolios on Monday (18)

Accordingly, Prime Minister Wickremesinghe will function as Minister of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement and Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs while Rishad Bathiudeen will function as the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Co-operative Development and Vocational Training and Skills Development.

  Comments - 4

  • Bravo Thursday, 21 March 2019 09:41 AM

    He is ill famed on Vilpaththu deforestation issue and if so, why additional responsibilities given than stripping off ???? Public is confused

    Lokka Thursday, 21 March 2019 02:59 PM

    Accused of... Anything can be added until proven guilty.

    Reshna Maharoof Friday, 22 March 2019 04:54 AM

    He built a section of a slum using an acre of land to make few models of slums. Is this the quality of living? The settlers are not even used to any food other than urban junk. This is the extreme of distinction if our beautiful country.

    Citizen Silva Friday, 22 March 2019 04:59 AM

    A minister should serve the people not only Muslims

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