Sri Lankan PM given additional responsibilities
Sri Lankan PM given additional responsibilities

Sri Lankan PM given additional responsibilities


Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday was given extra responsibility of Law and Order Ministry.

In the second cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, the Prime Minister has also been given the responsibility of National Policy and Economic Affairs Ministry.Minister Sagala Ratnayake who was the Law and Order Minister earlier has been appointed as the Minister of Youth Affairs and Southern Development, the ColomboPage reported.

Minister Harin Fernando was given the ministerial portfolio of Foreign Employment in addition to his Digital Infrastructure Ministry. Handing out the new appointments President Maithripala Sirisena expressed hope that the changes will serve the people better.

"I congratulate the newly appointed Cabinet, State and Deputy Ministers. These changes as well as those soon to be made on the UPFA side of the government will strengthen us to better serve our people," he said in a Twitter post.