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President Maithripala Sirisena carried out a Cabinet reshuffle at the Presidential Secretariat today (25). Under the new reshuffle six Ministers of Cabinet, three State Ministers and one Deputy Minister were sworn in before the President.

The Following is the list of Ministers who were sworn in their new portfolios:

Cabinet Ministers

Hon.Ranil Wickremesinghe                            Minister of Law and Order

Hon. Lakshman Kiriella                                   Minister of Public Enterprises and Kandy Development

Hon. Kabir Hashim                                          Minister of Higher Education and Highways

Hon.Sagala Ratnayake                                    Minister of Youth Affairs and Southern Development

Hon. Harin Fernando                                      Minister of Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment

Hon. Ravindra Samaraweera                         Minister of Wildlife and Sustainable Development

 

State Ministers

Hon. Piyasena Gamage                       State Minister of Youth Affairs and Southern Development

Hon. Ajith P Perera                             State Minister of Prison Reforms and Rehabilitation

Hon.  Harsha de Silva                          State Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs

Deputy Ministers

Hon. J.C. Alawathuwala                      Deputy Minister of Home Affairs

 

Expressing his views at this event, the President said that in the future subject areas of some Ministries will be changed and will comes under purview of more appropriate institutions .

He also said that cabinet reshuffle of UPFA Ministers will be done within the next two weeks and further said that necessary changes to be made in State institutions and Corporations in the future to enhance efficiency.

President Sirisena said that the future plans of the government will be implement successfully for the betterment of the public while doing the necessary alterations and rectifications taking into the consideration of the message the people given to the government.

 

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