TWO NEW MINISTERS SWORN-IN

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Foreign Employment Minister Thalatha Athukorala took oaths as Justice Minister and Sustainable Development and Wildlife Minister Gamini Jayawickrema Perera as Buddhasasana Minister before President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s official residence yesterday. Athukorala is the first woman to be appointed Justice Minister. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was present. Pictures by Sudath Silva