Three acting ministers appointed to posts vacated by Muslim ministers

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena and Minister Buddhika Pathirana

Acting Ministers have been appointed to the ministerial portfolios made vacant following the resignation of Muslim ministers a short while ago.

The acting ministers took oath before President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s House.

New Acting Ministers

Deputy Minister Buddhika Pathirana – Acting Minister of Industry and Commerce, Co-operative Development, Vocational Training & Skills Development

State Minister Lucky Jayawardena – Acting Minister of City Planning, Water Supply and Higher Education

Deputy Minister Anoma Gamage – Acting Minister of Petroleum Resources, Highways and Road Development