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Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday?

The Cabinet reshuffle is most likely take place on Sunday (Feb. 25) morning, according to political sources. However, several ministerial portfolios held by the United National Party (UNP) are expected to change hands in the Cabinet reshuffle. Accordingly, the Minister of Public Enterprise Development Kabir Hashim and the Minister of …

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GI pipes case against Basil fixed for trial on June 4

A case filed against former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa and former Director General of Divi Neguma Department Kithsiri Ranawaka for allegedly misappropriating Rs.35.5 million of funds belonging to Divi Neguma Department was fixed for June 04, 2018. It was when the case was taken up before High Court Judge …

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Parties asked to name candidates for additional list appointments

The Elections Commission has requested the secretaries of political parties to furnish lists of their candidates next week to be appointed from the additional list.   Commissioner General of Elections, R.M.A.L. Ratnayake said the onus was on the party secretaries to submit the lists before the deadline and avoid disappointment. …

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Cabinet reshuffle this week

Emphasising that the National Unity Government would continue without any interruption, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday that changes to composition of the Cabinet would be effected this week.   He told the Post Cabinet Press Conference at the Information Department , that President Maithripala Sirisena would bring in some …

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National Government is still valid – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, speaking in Parliament today (21), assured that the National Government is still valid and that the agreement between the UNP and the UPFA has not been rescinded. UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera, who also delivered a statement in Parliament, confirmed that the National Government is still …

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Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow?

A Cabinet reshuffle is likely to take place tomorrow (Feb. 21), which could see several key UNP ministerial portfolios change hands, according to reports. With the temporary resolving of the crisis in the government, the President has reportedly planned to carry out the Cabinet reshuffle. New ministers are expected to …

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