MP Premalal Jayasekara had been appointed as the State Minister for Ports and Aviation. He was sworn in before President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (12).
Secretary to the President Saman Ekanayake and several other officials were present on this occasion.
A total of 37 State Ministers took oaths before the President last week. Among the new State Ministers appointed last week were Chamal Rajapaksa’s son Shasheendra Rajapaksa, actress turned politician Geetha Kumarasinghe and Samagi Jana Balawegaya National List MP Diana Gamage.