New ministers sworn in

New ministers sworn in

New ministers sworn in

Written by Staff Writer

29 Oct, 2018 | 7:28 pm

Colombo (News1st) – The new cabinet was sworn in at the Presidential Secretariat before President Maithripala Sirisena,

  1. Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs
  2. Nimal Siripala de Silva sworn in as Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation.
  3. Dr. Sarath Amunugama sworn in as Minister of Foreign Affairs
  4. Mahinda Samarasinghe sworn in as Minister of Ports and Shipping
  5. Mahinda Amaraweera sworn in as Minister of Agriculture
  6. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya sworn in as Minister of Power and Renewable Energy
  7. Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe sworn in as Minister of Education and Higher Education.
  8. Wijith Wijayamuni Zoysa sworn in as Minister of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economic Affairs
  9. Faiszer Musthapha sworn in as Minister of Provincial Councils, Local Government, and Sports
  10. Douglas Devananda sworn in as Minister of Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Northern Development, & Hindu Religious Affairs
  11. Arumugam Thondaman sworn in as Minister of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development.
  12. Wasantha Senanayake sworn in as Minister of Tourism and Wildlife


  1. Suresh Vadivel sworn in as State Minister of Plantation Industries
  2. Ananda Aluthgamage sworn in as Deputy Minister of Tourism and Wildlife.

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