New Ministry established  

[October 25, 2005 - 10.30 GMT]

A new Ministry of Petroleum Resources Development has been established under Article 44(1) of the Constitution effective from 24th October 2005. President Chandrika Kumaratunga will function as the Minister.

Mr. Jaliya Medagama, former Secretary to the Ministry of Power and Energy has been appointed Secretary to this Ministry, in addition to his duties as Chairman of the Petroleum Corporation.
















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Last Updated Date: October 25, 2005 - 10.30 GMT


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New Ministry established