News Just In: Changes made to  subject purview of ministers

News Just In: Changes made to subject purview of ministers

News Just In: Changes made to subject purview of ministers

Written by Staff Writer

22 Sep, 2015 | 9:13 am

According to the gazette notification released on the subject purview of ministers, some of the subject purview have been amended.

According to the gazette, twenty bodies including the Sri Lanka Central Bank, National Youth Services Commission, Exchanges and Securities Commission will fall under the the national policies and economic affairs coming under the purview of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Transport Minister Siripala De Silva will be in charge of the Civil Aviation Authority, and Aviation Services Limited.

Minister of Law and Order and Prison Reforms Thilak Marapana will be in charge of the Police Department, Dangerous Drugs Control Board, and Prisons Department.

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake will be in charge of 26 institutions including the Treasury, Customs, Inland Revenue Department, Sri Lanka Insurance Board, National Lotteries Board.

Department of Immigration and Emigration, Department of Registrations of Persons, National Museum Department will fall under the purview of Minister of Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural Affairs S.B Navinne.

The Urban Development Authority will fall under the purview of Minister of Megapolis and Development Patali Champika Ranawaka.

10 institutions including the paddy marketing board, the health department, will fall under the purview of minister of rural economy P. Harrison.

Minister of Public enterprise development Kabir Hashim will be in charge of 19 institutes including all state banks, SriLankan Airlines and Mihin Lanka.

The Central Cultural Funds will fall under the purview of Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyavasam.

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