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Video: Cabinet reshuffled

2013-01-28 06:39:08
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Ten new Ministers, two project Ministers and six Deputy Ministers were sworn in before the President a short while ago. Following are the Ministers together with assigned ministries


Ministers

Anura Priyadarhsana Yapa Petroleum
Susil Premajayantha Environment and Renewable Energy
Pavithra Wanniarachchi Power and Energy
Champika Ranawaka Technology, Research and Atomic Energy
Lakshman Senevirathne Sugar Industries
Lakshman Yapa Investment Promotion
Jayarathne Herath Botanical Gardens and Public Recreation
Duminda Dissanayake Educational Services
Bashir Segu Dawood Productivity Promotion
Wijith Vijayamuni De Zoysa Wildlife Conservation

Project Ministers
Rohitha Abeygunawardena Ports and Highways
Nirmala Kothelawala Ports and Highways

Deputy Ministers
S.M. Chandrasena Economic Development
Susantha Punchinilame Economic Development
Faiszer Musthapha Investment Promotion
M.L.M Hisbulla Economic Develoment
A. R. M. Abdul Cader Environment and Renewable Energy
Sarath Kumara Gunarathne Fisheries and Aquatic Resources


















  Comments - 99

  • mohamed saly Monday, 28 January 2013 06:42

    No Arjuna ?

    Reply : 5       61

    Just asking Monday, 28 January 2013 09:21

    No Tamil?

    Reply : 13       83

    mdan Monday, 28 January 2013 10:44

    Ask pirabakaran

    81       21

    Naari Monday, 28 January 2013 14:42

    theren't any without terror links....

    16       3

    Achari Monday, 28 January 2013 06:43

    Gahala Bendath ekai bendala gehuwath ekai

    Reply : 2       93

    Notharismama Monday, 28 January 2013 11:36

    Horungeth horu kamba horu!

    Reply : 1       48

    Mutur- safeek Monday, 28 January 2013 06:50

    So we have now a minister for each and every crop grown in Sri Lanka

    Reply : 1       162

    Pink Panther Monday, 28 January 2013 07:55

    No right. Grass?

    Reply : 1       76

    Notharismama Monday, 28 January 2013 08:36

    Grass is the forte of all ministries! B'cos they live on it, graze on it, eat it & then chew the cud as well.

    1       90

    dIREsTRAITS Monday, 28 January 2013 07:07

    Developing their 'own' Investments and Economies I'm sure!

    Reply : 0       129

    varun Monday, 28 January 2013 07:07

    Its a crime to remove champika from power

    Reply : 45       64

    Achari Monday, 28 January 2013 08:33

    He has not done any PIN

    Reply : 9       45

    IGP Monday, 28 January 2013 11:09

    He just ran out of power !

    Reply : 1       43

    sgn Monday, 28 January 2013 07:10

    Y U NO change education ministers?

    Reply : 0       73

    Punchi Banda Monday, 28 January 2013 07:15

    More the merrier !! Way to go in this 'Land like no other' !!

    Reply : 1       50

    Anne Dalpadau Monday, 28 January 2013 07:16

    Will this make our lives better ??????

    Reply : 0       51

    cocohead Monday, 28 January 2013 07:19

    Sugar Industries LOL...Honda Paniyek wenna athi

    Reply : 1       46

    Susantha Monday, 28 January 2013 07:22

    Aiyo Salli!!

    Reply : 0       50

    willows Monday, 28 January 2013 07:25

    jayaweva, suba anagathayak

    Reply : 2       28

    Chandler Monday, 28 January 2013 07:25

    Power, Energy and Environment would have cut the additional expenses by three to one. This is not good for a tiny country.

    Reply : 1       34

    Jef Monday, 28 January 2013 07:25

    The president should also given them Goals to achieve. Better known as KPI in the commercial world

    Reply : 2       27

    LOL Monday, 28 January 2013 10:47

    Our ministers don't know what is KPI, all will think that 'KP International' and then work on how to withdraw money from his account. LOL

    Reply : 2       33

    Yuri Monday, 28 January 2013 07:27

    we ARE missing Minister for Toilet and Washroom and Tea Kadai and Supermarket, three wheel and Motor Bike. please do something

    Reply : 1       67

    pj Monday, 28 January 2013 07:28

    who cares ??

    Reply : 0       35

    Max Monday, 28 January 2013 07:31

    Do we need all these ministers?

    Reply : 0       51

    Ansari Monday, 28 January 2013 08:36

    All these are additional expenses. IMF will be happy about it, because they can lend to meet these unnecessary expenses.

    Reply : 0       37

    Kondebendapucheena Monday, 28 January 2013 07:34

    Power and Energy for Pavithra apavithra karaida

    Reply : 1       55

    mudiyansemama Monday, 28 January 2013 07:35

    Best achievers gets the best rewards. Measurement of the achievement appraisal is exposed.

    Reply : 0       28

    Powerless cluless Monday, 28 January 2013 08:51

    she is full of power and energy with electrifying effects over the men

    Reply : 0       29

    Junior Citizen Monday, 28 January 2013 07:36

    MIRACLE OF THE UNIVERSE

    Reply : 0       31

    Sandu Monday, 28 January 2013 07:39

    How many ministers altogether in such a small country like ours?

    Reply : 0       35

    meenavan Monday, 28 January 2013 07:39

    Please appoint rest of the Government MPs as ministers.... then Sri lanka becomes mircle of world and register the name in gunners record 2013

    Reply : 0       38

    Pink Panther Monday, 28 January 2013 07:44

    Project Ministers, funny!

    Reply : 0       51

    Daya Monday, 28 January 2013 07:44

    Do we need a Botanical Gardens and Public Recreation ministry also? Can't believe the type ministries created to date.

    Reply : 0       60

    Lanky Monday, 28 January 2013 10:59

    Minister is the soft version of Gardner and House Keeper!

    Reply : 0       21

    samira Monday, 28 January 2013 07:45

    Pissu Nee...

    Reply : 0       37

    Pink Panther Monday, 28 January 2013 07:48

    The same old nuts being moved about. Will not make any difference.

    Reply : 0       34

    ruvin Monday, 28 January 2013 07:48

    Thank god Bandula is not in education.


    thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you.

    Reply : 0       25

    Kalu-sudda Monday, 28 January 2013 07:49

    Bedagana kame theory!

    Reply : 0       31

    shah Monday, 28 January 2013 07:54

    Best wishes and good luck to all

    Reply : 24       6

    Gane Monday, 28 January 2013 07:55

    Who cares. Bcz as per ministers all works are being done by Mr President!!!!

    Reply : 0       27

    Kondebandapucheena Monday, 28 January 2013 07:57

    Champika is much much better than Pavithra. he knew A to Z the subject being Electrical engineer

    Reply : 24       27

    jilbert winestein Monday, 28 January 2013 07:58

    iCabinet shuffle

    Reply : 0       11

    SudhuPancha Monday, 28 January 2013 08:00

    Same old rotten wine in different bottles!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Reply : 1       37

    samba Monday, 28 January 2013 08:00

    So now Sri Lanka will develop very fast. People in Sri Lanka is the lukiest people in the wrld. God Bless you.

    Reply : 0       20

    raviraj Monday, 28 January 2013 08:01

    if you can have a minister for Botanical Gardens why not have one for Herbal gardens also.

    Can some one give a brief job portfolio of these ministers against their job titles

    Reply : 0       34

    meenavan Monday, 28 January 2013 08:03

    Reshuffle cabinet make public fund waste....price of everything goes like sky rocket...??

    Reply : 0       21

    shi Monday, 28 January 2013 08:03

    Mr Bashir Segu Dawood resigns earlier to demand to this ministry:-)... aiyo funny slmc fellows...

    Reply : 0       25

    Sonna Boy Monday, 28 January 2013 08:05

    Future Billionaires of Sri Lanka!

    Reply : 0       36

    Jeewan Monday, 28 January 2013 08:12

    Dr Maravyn Silva has survived again..........!!!!!!

    Reply : 0       34

    Liyakath Monday, 28 January 2013 08:13

    Three Different Minsters for Power & Energy, Renewable Energy & Atomic Energy are doesn't make a sense.

    Reply : 0       29

    AMT Monday, 28 January 2013 11:02

    As if all others make any senses??

    Reply : 0       19

    PRASANNAJIT Monday, 28 January 2013 08:25

    Now, what is the actual figure in the cabinet and the number of junior ministers?. Nobody will be able to tell this except the govt. Nobody is bothered too. Jayaweva.

    Reply : 1       19

    Muhandiram Monday, 28 January 2013 08:25

    The solution to all the problems facing the country is a Cabinet reshuffle seems to be the logic. Is there any more to come? Wouldn't be a surprise if so.

    Reply : 0       18

    Sweeter Monday, 28 January 2013 08:27

    What??? The pack which was reshuffled still brought the same hand. Still got them Jokers.

    Reply : 0       18

    Sam Monday, 28 January 2013 08:28

    What a farce. A maze like bureaucracy, ironically inefficient in itself. An atrocious waste of money.

    Reply : 0       16

    kamal Monday, 28 January 2013 08:30

    these changes for pay back to the support for CJ case. not for developing issues in the country. look at the chart..

    Reply : 0       22

    Jagath Monday, 28 January 2013 08:32

    How about a Minister of RICE???& Vegitable???????

    Reply : 0       24

    Love Lanka Monday, 28 January 2013 08:35

    Honorable Ministers,
    Welcome & Good Luck for you all

    Reply : 23       3

    ruchini sagarika Monday, 28 January 2013 08:43

    Pavithra Love......Love.......Up to date.

    Reply : 1       16

    DHA Monday, 28 January 2013 08:44

    Mr. Dawood productivity promotion....I wonder what he's going to produce ????

    Reply : 0       23

    ruchira salinda Monday, 28 January 2013 08:45

    Doesnot any woman for Electricity?

    Reply : 0       11

    ruchira salinda Monday, 28 January 2013 08:47

    How about minister of kunu dirty yams?

    Reply : 0       18

    varun Monday, 28 January 2013 08:50

    axe for champika. only the yes men are rewarded, clever ones are demoted

    Reply : 6       24

    RR Monday, 28 January 2013 08:58

    US GDP - $15 trn - cabinet (16 members) + cabinet level officers (7) = 23
    UK GDP - $2.4 trn - cabinet (29 members due to coalition) , previously 22

    India - $4.4 trn - cabinet (33)

    SL GDP - $60 bn - cabinet (55)

    Reply : 0       50

    Dilshan Silva Monday, 28 January 2013 11:13

    Sri Lankan ministers' personal wealth from poor tax payers money is worth UK & India's GDP combined.

    Reply : 0       25

    Game Kolla Monday, 28 January 2013 09:01

    One important ministry is missing...where is Ministry of opposition party affairs( Minister ,RW)

    Reply : 1       36

    Up Monday, 28 January 2013 09:06

    PABA ?

    Reply : 0       16

    Terrance Monday, 28 January 2013 09:07

    Who is white van minister MR& bros

    Reply : 0       40

    Arjuna K. Ranawana Monday, 28 January 2013 09:15

    As a result of impeachment they got their portion, now we have to maintain them by pyaing taxes

    Reply : 0       23

    kaputakukula Monday, 28 January 2013 09:19

    Now, two-third majority is certain on all issues.

    Reply : 0       21

    meenavan Monday, 28 January 2013 09:20

    Kelani Raja still minister....Aachariya Asia

    Reply : 0       18

    Thomas Monday, 28 January 2013 09:24

    NO MORE M P 's ALL ARE MINISTERS

    Reply : 0       20

    Nadi Monday, 28 January 2013 09:26

    Could they do a piece outlining the educational qualifications and work histories of ministers? To elucidate their personal wealth and income before and after becoming politicians might also be instructive.

    Reply : 0       16

    Najeeb Monday, 28 January 2013 09:30

    Too many Energy Ministers

    Reply : 0       17

    ghamerhussain Monday, 28 January 2013 09:31

    total 99 including the president..... who will be the lucky 100?

    Reply : 0       23

    Fusion Monday, 28 January 2013 09:36

    Pavithra Wanniarachchi Minister Power and Energy? :o Only in the miracle of Asia.

    Reply : 1       23

    justinian Monday, 28 January 2013 09:40

    nothing to the people.costs of living will increase again,again,
    again..........

    Reply : 1       16

    mohharsl Monday, 28 January 2013 10:00

    Hmm , what is the source of fund for this ministries.....?

    Reply : 1       14

    MIG-FROM_DUBAI Monday, 28 January 2013 10:23

    One more please !!!. We have money, we can pay their salaries, or send the bill to BOC.

    Reply : 0       12

    Sunil P Monday, 28 January 2013 10:25

    I don't know why! ohoma thamai lankawe....I don't know why!

    Reply : 0       11

    Lucky Weeramantry Monday, 28 January 2013 10:39

    Now There Are 99. Make It 100 By Appointing A Minister For The Zoological Gardens Dehiwala..

    Reply : 0       19

    Lucky Weeramantry Monday, 28 January 2013 10:42

    How About A Minister For Taverns

    Reply : 0       18

    hema Monday, 28 January 2013 11:00

    Selection of ministers has been done by LAW College Principal ……..?

    Reply : 0       11

    Lanky Monday, 28 January 2013 11:03

    Facial expression of president in each photo tell the stories behind .

    Reply : 1       12

    Andare Monday, 28 January 2013 11:13

    Old wine but only bottles changed. !!!!!!!!!!!

    Reply : 0       11

    Siyathu Monday, 28 January 2013 11:19

    I might be a minister too. I need to check whether my name is in there.

    Reply : 0       18

    sobers Monday, 28 January 2013 11:19

    We need ministers for, protest rallies,Posters,developing corruption and Minister for lies.

    Reply : 0       20

    Dr.Mervin Silva Monday, 28 January 2013 11:20

    Mata thama mokut hamma une na ne bole..??????

    Reply : 0       7

    Gampola Haraka Monday, 28 January 2013 11:22

    Apo athie. Dan mn goda

    Reply : 0       8

    Sam Monday, 28 January 2013 11:37

    Paba why don't you come back to UNP. If not now you can join JVP.

    Reply : 2       7

    Dhammika Monday, 28 January 2013 19:29

    SAME MOVIE , DIFFERENT ACTORS AND ACTRESSES

    Reply : 0       4

    Curious Tuesday, 29 January 2013 01:14

    We have ministers , Deputy ministers and Project ministers for a such a small country !

    Reply : 0       1

    Hadi Tuesday, 29 January 2013 03:37

    caterpillars on the commonwealth

    Reply : 0       2

    laknaman Tuesday, 29 January 2013 05:27

    WOW look at all the happy faces!!! SET FOR LIFE....

    Reply : 0       0

    Deva Tuesday, 29 January 2013 06:14

    It is unfair by the remaining few govt MPs, All must be made ministers.

    Reply : 0       0

    Pol Pot Tuesday, 29 January 2013 07:57

    Too many Chiefs, and too few Indians.

    Reply : 0       0

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