Sri Lanka appoints 21 new State Ministers

Sri Lanka appoints 21 new State Ministers

Sri Lanka appoints 21 new State Ministers

Written by Zulfick Farzan

18 Apr, 2022 | 5:29 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); 21 new State Ministers took oaths in the presence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday (18).

1. Professor G. L. Peiris – State Minister of Defense

2. Rohana Dissanayake – State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government

3. Arundhika Fernando – State Minister of Plantations

4. Lohan Ratwatte – State Minister of Urban Development

5. Tharaka Balasuriya – State Minister of External Affairs

6. Indika Anurudhdha – State Minister of Housing

7. Sanath Nishantha – State Minister of Water Supply

8. Siripala Gamlath – State Minister of Mahaweli

9. Anuradha Jayaratne – State Minister of Irrigation

10. Sisira Jayakody – State Minister of Indigenous Medicine

11. Prasanna Ranaweera – State Minister of Industries

12. D. V. Chanaka – State Minister of Tourism & Fisheries

13. D. B. Herath – State Minister of Livestock

14. Kader Masthan – State Minister of Rural Economic Crop Cultivation & Promotion

15. Ashoka Priyantha – State Minister of Trade

16. A. Aravind Kumar – State Minister of Estate Housing and Community Infrastructure

17. Geetha Kumarasinghe – State Minister of Culture & Performing Arts

18. Gunapala Ratnasekera – State Minister of Cooperative Services, Business Development , and Consumer Protection

19. Kapila Nuwan Athukorala – State Minister of Development of Minor Crops Plantation

20. Dr. Gayashan Navananda – State Minister of Health

21. Surendra Raghavan – State Minister of Education Services and Reforms

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