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Friday, May 29, 2015 - 10.15 GMT

New Ministers sworn in


One Cabinet Minister, three State Ministers and one Deputy Minister were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (29).

Following are the Ministers and their portfolios:

Cabinet Ministers

Hon. Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena - Minister of Parliamentary Affairs

State Ministers

Hon. Pandu Bandaranayake- Minister of Public Administration and Democratic Governance

Hon. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya Minister of Environment

Hon. Hemal Gunasekara Minister of Samurdhi and Housing

Deputy Ministers

Hon. Chandrasiri Sooriyaarachchi- Minister of Lands

Mr. Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena and Mr. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya currently serving as Deputy Minister of Aviation Services and Deputy Minister of Home Affairs respectively. In addition to those deputy ministry positions they have been allocated new Cabinet and State Ministry portfolios.





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