107 ministers, deputy ministers in SL cabinet

[TamilNet, Friday, 02 February 2007, 10:34 GMT]
The number of cabinet rank, non-cabinet and deputy ministers in the Sri Lankan government has swelled to 107 with one more non-cabinet minister and a deputy minister took oaths in the presence of President Mahinda Rajapakse at Temple Trees Thursday. The UPFA-government now has 121 members in the 225 seat parliament.

Premalal Jayasekara, parliamentarian of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) took oaths as non-cabinet minister for Rural Industries and P.Radhakrishnan, parliamentarian of the Upcountry Peoples Front (UPF) as deputy minister for Vocational Training Thursday evening.



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