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Monday, January 19, 2015 - 08.23 GMT

Secretaries appointed to new Ministries


President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed Secretaries to the new Ministries at Presidential Secretariat today (19). 39 Secretaries have been appointed for the new Ministries.

Secretary to the Prime Minister is Mr. E.M.S.B. Ekanayake and Secretary to the Cabinet of Ministers is Mr. Sumith Abeysinghe.

Secretaries of Ministries are as follows :

  Ministry  Secretary
1 Defence Mr. B.M.U.D. Basnayake
2 Mahaweli Development & Environment Mr. N. Rupasinghe
3 Policy Planning, Economic Affairs,Child,Youth & Cultural Affairs Prof. K.Liyanage
4 Public Order , Disaster Management & Christian Affairs Mr. T.M.K.B.Tennakoon
5 Home Affairs & Fisheries Mr. S.D.A.B.Borelessa
6 Food Security Mr. P.H.J.B. Sugathadasa
7 Foreign Affairs Mrs. C. Wagishwara
8 Buddha Sasana, Public Administration, Provincial Councils, Local Government & Democratic Governance Mr. J. Dadallage
9 Plantation Industries Mr. A.M. Jayawickrema
10 Finance Dr. R.H.S.Samaratunga
11 Urban Development, Water Supply & Drainage Mr.K. Hettiarachchi
12 Power & Energy Dr. .M.S. Batagoda
13 Health & Indigenous Medicine Dr. D.M.R.B. Dissanayake
14 Irrigation & Agriculture Mr.B. Wijayarathne
15 Highways, Higher Eucation & Investment Promotion Mr. U.R.Seneviratne
16 Lands Dr. I.H.K Mahanama
17 Housing & Samurdhi Mr. P.H.L. Wimalasiri Perera
18 Justice & Labour Relations Ms.W.F. Kamalini de Silva
19 Mass Media & Parliamentary Affairs Mr. K.Paranavithana
20 Tourism & Sports Mr.M.I.M Rafeek
21 Ports, Shipping & Aviation Mr.L.P. Jayampathy
22 Industry & Commerce Mr. W.H.Karunarathne
23 Plantation Infrastructure Development Mr.V.Sivagnanasothy
24 Resettlement, Reconstruction & Hindu Religious Affairs Mrs. R. Nadarajapillai
25 Education Mr. Upali Marasinghe
26 Foreign Employment Mr. G.S.Vithanage
27 Social Services,Welfare & Livestock Ms. D.K.R. Ekanayake
28 Women’s Affairs Mrs. W.S. Karunaratne
29 Muslim Religious Affairs & Posts Mr. Abdul Majeed
30 State Ministry of Culture Ms. H.D.S. Malkanthi
31 State Ministry of Education Mr. D. Nanayakkara
32 State Ministry of Aviation Mr. D. Saranapala
33 State Ministry of Power & Energy Mr. H.M.B.C. Herath
34 State Ministry of Fisheries Mr. Nimal Dharmasiri
35 State Ministry of Children’s Affairs Mr. S.S. Miyanawala
36 State Ministry of Higher Education Mr. P. Ranepura
37 State Ministry of Defence Mr. A.P.G. Kithsiri
38 State Ministry Plantation Industries Ms. R. Wijialudchumi
39 State Ministry of Youth Affairs Ms. N.D. Sugathadasa






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