Two new state ministers and five new deputy ministers took oaths before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat this morning.
Their names are as follows.
1. Ranjith Aluvihare – State Minister of Tourism, Development and Christian Religious Affairs
2. Lucky Jayawardene – State Minister of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development
1. Ajith Mannapperuma – Deputy Minister of Environment
2. Angajan Ramanathan – Deputy Minister of Agriculture
3. Kadar Mathan – Deputy Minister of Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Northern Development and Hindu Religious Affairs
4. Mr. Edward Gunasekara – Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs & Wayamba Development
5. Nalin Bandara Jayamaha – Deputy Minister of Public Administration & Management and Law & Order