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.

 

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