BREAKING: 37 new State Ministers appointed

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A total of 37 new State Ministers have taken oaths today (8) at the President’s Office in Colombo.

The newly appointed ministers took oaths in the presence of President Ranil Wickremesinghe.

The list is as below:

Jagath Pushpakumara – State Minister Foreign Employment 

Ranjith Siyambalapitiya – State Minister of Finance

Lasantha Alagiyawanna – State Minister of Transport 

Dilum Amunugama – State Minister of Investment Promotion

Kanaka Herath – State Minister of Technology

Janaka Wakkumbura – State Minister of Provincial Councils, and Local Government

Shehan Semasinghe – State Minister of Finance

Mohan Priyadarshana De Silva – State Minister of Agriculture 

Thenuka Vidanagamage – State Minister of Urban Development and Housing

Pramitha Bandara Tennakoon – State Minister of Security

Rohana Dissanayake – State Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs

Arundhika Fernando – State Minister of Urban Development and Housing 

Vijitha Berugoda – State Minister of Piriven Education 

Lohan Ratwatte – State Minister of Plantation Industries 

Tharaka Balasuriya – State Minister of External Affairs 

Sanath Nishantha- State Minister of Water Supply 

Indika Anurudhdha – State Minister of Power and Energy 

Siripala Gamlath – State Minister of Highways

Shantha Bandara – State Minister of Media 

Anuradha Jayaratne  – State Minister of Justice and Prisons Affairs

S. Viyalendran – State Minister of Trade

Sisira Jayakody – State Minister of Indegenious Medicine

Piyal Nishantha De Silva – State Minister of Fisheries

Prasanna Ranaweera – State Minister of  Small and Medium Scale Industries Development

D. V. Chanaka – State Minister of Wildlife and Forest Conservation

D. B. Herath – State Minister of Livestock Development 

Shasheendra Rajapaksa – State Minister of Irrigation 

Dr. Seetha Arambepola – State Minister of Health 

Cader Masthan – State Minister of Rural Affairs

Ashoka Priyantha – State Minister of Home Affairs 

Aravind Kumar – State Minister of Education 

Geetha Kumarasinghe – State Minister of Women and Child Affairs

Sivanesathurai Santhirakanthan – State Minister of Rural Roads Development

Dr. Suren Raghavan – State Minister of Higher Education 

Diana Gamage – State Minister of Tourism

Chamara Sampath Dassanayake – State Minister of Primary Industries

Anura Paquel – State Minister of Social Empowerment