Jayasumana appointed Acting Health Minister
State Minister Channa Jayasumana was appointed Acting Minister of Health until the Minister-in-Charge Pavithra Wanniarachchi returns to work after recovering from COVID-19.
The Acting Minister was sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat. Prof. Jayasumana is the State Minister of Pharmaceutical Production, Supply and Regulation.
Meanwhile, Roshan Ranasinghe was appointed State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government on the same day. Ranasinghe was previously State Minister of Land Management, State Enterprises Land and Property Development.