Prasanna appointed Chief Government Whip


Minister Prasanna Ranatunga has been appointed Chief Government Whip replacing MP Johnston Fernando. 

When the President appointed 17 Cabinet Ministers yesterday morning (18), former Highways Minister Fernando who held the post earlier, was not appointed to any Cabinet Minister post.

Ranatunga was sworn in as Minister of Public Security and Tourism before the President.

Meanwhile, Minister Dinesh Gunawardena will continue as Leader of the House.