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The joint opposition said the recent Cabinet reshuffle and the allocation of ministry subjects have not been carried out on a scientific basis despite the government’s assurance to do so.

Joint opposition leader and MP, Dinesh Gunawardena told a news conference on Wednesday that the government had attempted to carry out the Cabinet reshuffle for past several months. The Finance Minister and the Foreign Affairs Minster exchanged portfolios,” he said.

The MP said it was surprising to see the Mass Media Ministry brought under the Finance Minister.

“Making matters worse higher education and transportation have been put under a single ministry. There is a huge difference between these two sectors. While the Foreign Affairs Minister has been entrusted with the National Lotteries Board and the Development Lotteries Board, which should be under the purview of the Finance Minister. This is a disgrace to the country,” he said and added that such combinations are unique to Sri Lanka.

“These reshuffles are of no use. They have not benefited the country but worsened the situation,” he added. (Kalathma Jayawardhane)


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  • J Palitha Friday, 16 June 2017 09:34 AM

    At least something is done by Yahapalanaya by our President, but during your period Dictator Mahinda kept all important portfolios under him and played out left and right, Hay Dinesh is it correct?

    Damian Saturday, 17 June 2017 01:37 PM

    Have you become wiser with the age aviator??I'm sure you've aged by 2 years and 5 months since January 2015!!!!!!!!!

    renu Friday, 16 June 2017 03:38 PM

    You keep your mouth shut Let the PM

    Mason Friday, 16 June 2017 12:38 PM

    Not only the Cabinet Reshuffle, the Government has messed up many a thing. It is good for you and MR, Coming to power in the next elections is going to be a walk in the park.

    Avanka Friday, 16 June 2017 12:20 PM

    Mr Minister you are akso the same during yiur time you aoproved SAITM not you criticise when you were in power MR aksodid tge sane majority of you are insane and jokers via DM Android App

    daily boru Friday, 16 June 2017 11:42 AM

    Like MARA MY3 should have given the half of the ministries to one person.

    ceylon Friday, 16 June 2017 10:20 AM

    how about mahinda reshafled cabinet with big kudu bossess . via DM Android App

    Pf Friday, 16 June 2017 10:11 AM

    In fact the lottery should be under the finance ministry.This is a joke & a kind of underestimation and disgrace to the ministers portfolio. via DM Android App

    Manuel Benjamin Friday, 16 June 2017 09:43 AM

    For him to decide, he is not the President putha.

    Bubble Banda Friday, 16 June 2017 09:42 AM

    For you guys to capture the power it will take another 20 years, by then 75% of you guys will go to the grave.

    Vijith Friday, 16 June 2017 09:40 AM

    You are just a pea nut for SriLankans who cares for you, get lost.

    Desmond Jeromme Friday, 16 June 2017 09:39 AM

    Dinesh do you have Piles? something wrong with you man, please consult a specialist.

    Dr. A.C.B. Jayaweera Friday, 16 June 2017 09:38 AM

    Our President is not a fool Dinesh like the dam fool (your boss), he knows what to do and when to do and how to do.

    Brainmaster Thursday, 15 June 2017 10:22 PM

    This time he is correct.... via DM Android App

    German Jacob Friday, 16 June 2017 09:31 AM

    Greedy for power is proved by this old man's talk. He is a good joker for the year.

    Desmond Jeromme Friday, 16 June 2017 09:30 AM

    Now the time for these old guys to retire and read the news papers sitting in the easy chair.

    Aladeniya Kirimathaya Friday, 16 June 2017 09:28 AM

    If you become the President of SriLanka, Dinesh you could create a perfect Parliament, till then shut your dirty mouth and keep quiet.

    Ronnie Bugger Friday, 16 June 2017 09:26 AM

    Oh my goodness. Here's one bright star in a gloomy sky. Mr. President, why don't you get this guru to help you out. All wind is what this man can dish out like hi sidekick 'Siyaldath' Gammanpilla.

    Aviator Friday, 16 June 2017 08:54 AM

    With age, one becomes wiser. With this moron, its apparently the other way round.

    Don Friday, 16 June 2017 08:44 AM

    Dinesh has messed up Rajapaksa regiment already! Now we found out who produced the gazette to give legal status to SAITM. Don't try to give too much advice, how to run a government. Dinesh and the clan are in the garbage pot.

    JAN Friday, 16 June 2017 08:41 AM

    BG during past regime you all doesnt have speaking freedom afraid of life and privileges Now what have you said is correct via DM Android App

    VIMAL Friday, 16 June 2017 08:32 AM

    NOT GOVT, YOU HAVE MESSED UP YOURSELF.

    Sunil Friday, 16 June 2017 08:28 AM

    Not only this, the government has messed up everything.

    True Lankan Friday, 16 June 2017 07:56 AM

    True. They messed up the entire country!!!

    alfred grero Friday, 16 June 2017 12:47 AM

    These jobless MPs have always something to crib about. Pathetic.

    Asam Thursday, 15 June 2017 10:46 PM

    Card pack of jokers. via DM Android App


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