Acting Ministers have been appointed to the ministerial portfolios made vacant following the resignation of Muslim ministers . The acting ministers took oath before President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s House. Accordingly, Deputy Minister Buddhika Pathirana has been appointed as the Acting Minister of Industry and Commerce, Co-operative Development, Vocational Training & Skills Development.
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