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UPFA Nuwara-Eliya MP V.S. Radhakrishnan was sworn in as the Deputy Minister of Botanical Gardens and Public Recreation before President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning, Presidential Secretariat said.

Earlier, parliamentarian Praba Ganeshan was sworn in as the Deputy Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology while P. Digambaram was sworn in as the Deputy Minister of National Languages and Social Integration on August 21.

Deputy Economic Development Minister S.M.Chandrasena was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister for Special Projects in November 2013 while another nine UPFA parliamentarians were sworn in as Deputy Ministers in October same year.

Currently, there are ten Senior Ministers, 57-Cabinet Ministers, 41-Deputy Ministers and two Project Ministers.

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  • desilva Thursday, 09 October 2014 07:16 AM

    Where we are going?.

    pathma Saturday, 11 October 2014 10:21 PM

    why not appoint a Deputy minister for play grounds

    Apita Hina Friday, 10 October 2014 02:30 AM

    [quote name="desilva"]Where we are going?.[/quote]
    To the new botanical garden in the Minister's back yard !!!

    Crazy Coot Friday, 10 October 2014 02:27 AM

    [quote name="Labby"]Does he know anything about Botany ?[/quote]
    That is not necessary. He will start Botanical gardens in all back yards in his electorate !!!

    Politikka Thursday, 09 October 2014 08:54 PM

    The number of Cockerels are increasing in the House by the Dhiywanna Oya. It must be a great ensemble of Cockerels Dogs Nariyas Wild Elephants Kalaweddhas Donkeys Meemas to the accompaniment of Ringing of Bells. What a crazy world. via DM iPad app

    Rohan Thursday, 09 October 2014 11:53 AM

    Spot on!

    mount Thursday, 09 October 2014 02:42 PM


    Freebird Thursday, 09 October 2014 02:00 PM

    Any MP without ministry post nowwonders of world via DM Android App

    My Idea Thursday, 09 October 2014 08:21 AM

    Now he also can serve the country ;D

    AB Thursday, 09 October 2014 01:48 PM

    20 cabinet ministers and 20 deputy ministers are more than enough for a country like Srilanka. The country has to spend more money to maintain these ministries. People will vote only for a person who promises to appoint this number at the next election. via DM Android App

    dinesh Thursday, 09 October 2014 10:13 AM

    why do we need a minister for botanical garden. waste of public money. via DM Android App

    Labby Thursday, 09 October 2014 06:20 AM

    Does he know anything about Botany ?

    PRASANNAJIT Thursday, 09 October 2014 06:20 AM

    Appoint a minister for newly built walkways in Colombo too.

    Meegon Namba Thursday, 09 October 2014 06:16 AM

    APita Thawa Amathila ONA. Me amathita thiyenne MAL KADALA Niriduta Pudanna."Presidential Election is close BY". Thawa thawa amathiwa waru Bihiwewa. Rajya Sampath Uparima lesa Chanda wada walata yoda ganeemata Nila thala Awshyai.

    Bala Thursday, 09 October 2014 06:15 AM

    Oh ! How about a deputy minister for drains and sewers.

    sl Thursday, 09 October 2014 11:40 AM

    Srilanka must follow nabouring Indian policy when deciding number of ministries and ministers and deputy ministers.its good for the economy and citizens will like it. via DM Android App

    modaya Thursday, 09 October 2014 06:02 AM

    all we need now is a minister or deputy for sanitary services.
    when is the idiot going to appoint one.

    Martin Thursday, 09 October 2014 10:59 AM

    ha ha ha... Minister of botanical gardens. What a country this is. via DM Android App

    patriot Thursday, 09 October 2014 10:22 AM

    Ha Ha - Ali madivata Harak via DM Android App

    pradeep Thursday, 09 October 2014 10:20 AM

    will there be a minister for public toilets also in near future via DM Android App

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