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Three Acting Ministers appointed

Acting Minister of City Planning, Water Supply and Higher Education Lucky Jayawardena receiving the letter of appointment

Acting Minister of Industry and Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Cooperative Development and Vocational Training and Skills Buddhika Pathirana receiving the letter of appointment

Acting Minister of Highways & Road Development and Petroleum Resources Development Anoma Gamage receiving the letter of appointment

New appointments in place of Muslim Ministers who resigned President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday appointed State Minister of City Planning and Water Supply Lucky Jayawardena as the Acting Minister of City Planning, Water Supply and Higher Education, with effect from Monday.

Meanwhile, Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce Buddhika Pathirana has been appointed as the Acting Minister of Industry and Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Cooperative Development and Vocational Training and Skills, President’s Media Division said.

Deputy Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Anoma Gamage has been appointed as the Acting Minister of Highways & Road Development and Petroleum Resources Development.

The new Acting Ministers were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence.

(FT)

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