New Ministers take oath

[TamilNet, Monday, 18 July 2005, 10:22 GMT]
Five Cabinet Ministers, a non Cabinet Minister and six Deputy Ministers took their oaths today Monday, 18th July 2005, before Sri Lanka's President Chandrika Kumaratunga, a media release from the Presidential Media Unit issued in Colombo said Monday.

Cabinet Minsters who took oaths are: Minister Maithripala Sirisena - Minister of Irrigation, Mahaweli and Rajarata Development; Minister Milroy Fernando - Minister of Fisheries, Aquatic Resource and Christian Affairs; Minister Tissa Karalliyadda - Minister of Land and Indigenous Medicine; Minister S. B. Nawinna - Minister of Small and Rural Industries, and Minister C. B. Ratnayake - Minister of Medium & Small Scale Plantation Industries, Rural Human Resource Development and Livestock.

New Deputy Ministers are: Deputy Minister Jagath Pushpakumara - Deputy Minister of Agriculture; Deputy Minister Dilan Perera - Deputy Minister of Information and Media; Deputy Minister Jayaratne Herath - Deputy of Healthcare, Nutrition and Uva Wellassa Development; Deputy Minister Premalal Jayasekera - Deputy Minister of Irrigation, Mahaweli and Rajarata Development; Deputy Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera - Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources; Member of Parliament Mervyn Silva - Deputy Minister of Labour Relations and Foreign Employment

Deputy Minister Cegu Isadean - Non-Cabinet Minister Assisting Small and Rural Industries was the only non-Cabinet Minister.

 

Latest 15 Reports
21.09.17 22:14  
Champoor Tamils’ security, livelihood threatened by US military partnership with genocidal Sri Lanka
20.09.17 23:37   Photo
Sathasivam papers on Sumerian-Tamil connections see the light of day
19.09.17 22:53  
Tamil village in Batticaloa-Polonnaruwa border Sinhalicized by Mahaweli authority, Survey Dept
18.09.17 18:18   Photo
Uprooted people find houses destroyed by SL Navy in Ira'nai-theevu after 2008
17.09.17 22:07  
Muslims oppose Colombo's ‘Sinhala-only’ policy in public administration of Ampaa'rai
16.09.17 23:49  
Families of enforced disappeared want answers, no deceptive bills to genocidal system
15.09.17 23:30   Photo
30th remembrance of Lt Col Thileepan strengthens resolve among Eezham Tamils
14.09.17 22:52   Photo
Sirisena’s Mahaweli ministry twists old records to Sinhalicize Paduvaankarai
13.09.17 16:39  
EPRLF opposes 20A to SL Constitution, ITAK duo wrongs again says Premachandran
12.09.17 23:17   Photo
Alienate lands to Sinhala colonists or face transfer: SL Governor warns Tamil DS in Vanni
11.09.17 12:10  
Risking legal action, Hakeem wants to transfer lands to Hizbulla’s colony in Batticaloa
10.09.17 23:24   Photo
Uprooted fishermen vow to continue their fight for Pa'l'li-munai in Mannaar
09.09.17 23:29  
Mano Ganesan’s NGO Secretariat restricts freedom of organisation in Batticaloa
08.09.17 19:23  
I'rakkaamam Police behaves as occupying Sinhala Force: Muslims
07.09.17 18:03  
SL Attorney General's Dept., TID continue to conspire against Tamil political prisoners
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=15417