Additional appointment makes 60 in Cabinet

Tuesday, 23 November 2010 00:53 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

President Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed another Cabinet minister soon after presenting the 2011 Budget in parliament.

Deputy Speaker and Puttalam District parliamentarian Priyankara Jayaratne was sworn-in as the Civil Aviation Minister by President Rajapaksa in the parliament yesterday.

Jayaratne’s appointment to the Cabinet has increased the number of Cabinet ministers to 60.