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Acting Ministers sworn-in

16 April 2018 - 70   - 0

Four Ministers were sworn-in as Acting Ministers to fill the vacancies created by the  SLFP Ministers who resigned  following their voted in favor of the No Confidence Motion recently.

According to the government news portal they were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena last evening. These Ministers will serve as Acting Ministers in addition to their present Cabinet portfolios until a complete Cabinet reshuffle takes place after the President return from London.

 Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Minister Malik Samarawickrama has been appointed as Acting Minister of Social Empowerment and Labour and Upcountry Heritage while Power and Energy Minister Ranjith Siyabalapitiya was sworn in as acting Minister of Disaster Mangement before the President yesterday.

Local Government and Provincial Councils Minister Faiszer Musthapha took oaths as Acting Minister of Sports while Minister of Special Assignments Dr. Sarath Amunugama took oaths as Acting Minister Skills Development, Vocational Training and Science and Technology.

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