Another group of Parliamentarians were sworn in as Cabinet Ministers and State Ministers before President Maithripala Sirisena today (08) at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.
Accordingly, two new ministers and 5 new state ministers were appointed.
Bandula Gunawardena was appointed the Minister of International Trade and Investment Promotion while Susil Premajayantha received the ministerial portfolios of Public Administration, Home Affairs and Justice.
Anura Priyadarshana Yapa has been appointed the State Minister of Finance and C.B. Rathnayake as State Minister of Transport.
Accordingly, the newly appointed ministers are as follows:
Susil Premajayantha: Minister of Public Administration, Home Affairs and Justice
Bandula Gunawardena: Minister of International Trade and Investment Promotion
S.M. Chandrasena: State Minister of Social Empowerment
Lakshman Wasantha Perera: State Minister of International Trade and Investment Promotion
Salinda Dissanayake: State Minister of Indigenous Medicine
C. B. Rathnayake: State Minister of Transport