Cabinet re-shuffled – new ministers sworn in

Cabinet re-shuffled – new ministers sworn in

Cabinet re-shuffled – new ministers sworn in

Written by Lahiru Fernando

25 Feb, 2018 | 11:09 am

Latest Updates…

PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appointed as the new Minister of Law & Order

Lakshman Kiriella appointed as Cabinet Minister of State Enterprise and Kandy Development

Kabir Hashim is the new Cabinet Minister of Higher Education and Highways

Sagala Ratnayake the new Cabinet Minister of Youth Affairs and Southern Development

Harin Fernando is the new Cabinet Minister of Digital Infrastructure & Foreign Employment

Ravindra Samaraweera is the new Cabinet Minister of Wildlife & Sustainable Development

Ajith P. Perera is the new State Minister of Prisons and Rehabilitation

J. C. Alawathuwala is the new Deputy Minister of Home Affairs

Dr. Harsha De Silva is the new State Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs

UPDATE (11.35 am)

The President’s Media Division has confirmed that there will be a cabinet re-shuffle today at the Presidential Secretariat.

President Maithripala Sirisena also shared his sentiments on the official PMD Twitter account;

Colombo (News 1st): Political sources told News 1st earlier that there will be an amendment in the Cabinet today (February 25).

The current government’s ministers, deputy ministers, and state ministers arrived at the Presidential Secretariat a moments ago.

According to the information, News 1st has received, eight prominent ministerial portfolios are set to be amended in today’s expected re-shuffle.


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