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New State Ministers and Deputy Ministers sworn in


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Under the new Cabinet reshuffle, five State Ministers and three Deputy Minister were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday.

The following is the list of Ministers who were sworn in their new portfolios:

Eran Wickramaratne: State Minister of Finance

Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena: State Minister of Public Enterprise Development

Palitha Range Bandara: State Minister of Irrigation

Wasantha Parakrama Senanayake: State Minister of Foreign Affairs

Lasantha Alagiyawanna: Deputy Minister of Finance and the media

Harsha De Silva: Deputy Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs

Ranjan Ramanayake: Deputy Minister ofSocial Empowerment, Welfare and Kandyan Heritage

Karunaratne Paranavithane: Deputy Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training


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