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New State Ministers and Deputy Ministers sworn in

The new State Ministers and Deputy Ministers are currenctly being sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo. State Ministers: Palitha Range Bandara – State Minister of Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management and Disaster Management Dilip Wedaarachchi – State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic …

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Assumes duties in social welfare portfolio

Primary industries minister Daya Gamage today assumed duties, amidst Seth Pirith chanting by Maha Sangha, in his added social welfare portfolio at the ministry at level two of Sethsiripaya in Battaramulla. Minister Ranjith Maddumabandara, deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage and ministry staff attended. Speaking to the staff, minister Gamage said …

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New state, deputy ministers sworn in

New state and deputy ministers today took oaths before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo. State Ministers: Palitha Range Bandara – Irrigation and Water Resources Management and Disaster Management Dilip Wedaarachchi – Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economy M.L.A.M. Hizbullah – Highways and Road Development …

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UNP MPs set to meet for special talks

A special discussion among the MPs of the United National Party (UNP) is to be held today (01) at 4.00 pm at Temple Trees under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The future parliamentary activities of the party are expected to be discussed at this meeting. This will be …

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New State and Deputy Ministers to be sworn in tomorrow

The new State Ministers and Deputy Ministers will be sworn in at the Presidential Secretariat tomorrow morning (2). The swearing ceremony will commence at 10.30am tomorrow, the PMD said. All ministers and MPs of the government have been requested to be present for this. Eighteen new Cabinet Ministers were sworn …

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New Cabinet sworn in

The new Cabinet of Ministers was sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo today (1). This is the fourth Cabinet reshuffle of the National Government. Several ministerial portfolios have changed hands while some ministers have retained their previous portfolios. UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera, who …

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Govt. will not hesitate

President Maithirpala Sirisena says the government will not hesitate to take every positive step for the country and the people despite any criticism. He was speaking at the state Vesak festival at Devagiri Rajamaha Vihara in Bingiriya. He said the advice of the Buddhist clergy would be sought in the …

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Chairman arrested

Chairman of Horowpothana PS Charika Udayanga Wijeratne and five others were arrested yesterday. Police said they had allegedly assaulted the manger of a private company involved in maintenance work of Wagollakada-Horowpothana road and robbed Rs. 480,000 in cash from him.

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