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Wednesday 19th June 2019    
New Acting Ministers Appointed for the Vacancies of Resigned Muslim Ministers | Lankaviews | Views of the TruthLankaviews | Views of the Truth

New Acting Ministers Appointed for the Vacancies of Resigned Muslim Ministers



Three new acting ministers were appointed today(11) for the portfolios vacant after Muslim minsters resigned as a result of allegations of extremist links.

Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce Buddhika Pathirana, was sworn in as Acting Minister of Industry and Commerce, Resettlement, Co-operative Development and Vocational Training and Skills Development, which was previously held by Rishad Bathiudeen.

State Minister of City Planning & Water Supply, Lucky Jayawardana, was appointed as Acting Minister of City Planning & Water Supply and Higher Education, the post which was previously held by Rauff Hakeem.

Deputy Minister of Petroleum Resources Development, Anoma Gamage, was appointed as Acting Minister of Highways & Road Development and Petroleum Resources Development which was held by Kabir Hashim.

Three acting ministers have given oath before the president Maithripala Sirisena at Presidential Secretariat, in the morning today.