Wijeyadasa, Vasantha, Devananda, Vadivel, Thondaman appointed as new ministers

Oct 29, 2018 (LBO) – Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe has been appointed as the Minister of Education and Higher Education while Douglas Devananda has been appointed as the Minister of Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Northern Development, & Hindu Religious Affairs.

Arumugam Thondaman has been appointed as the Minister of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development while Vasantha Senanayake has been appointed as the Minister of Tourism and Wildlife.

Suresh Vadivel has been appointed as the new State Minister of Plantation Industries and Ananda Aluthgamage has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Wildlife.

New Cabinet:

Mahinda Rajapaksa: Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs

Nimal Siripala de Silva: Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation

Dr. Sarath Amunugama: Minister of Foreign Affairs

Mahinda Samarasinghe: Minister of Ports and Shipping

Mahinda Amaraweera: Minister of Agriculture

Ranjith Siyambalapitiya: Minister of Power and Renewable Energy

Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe: Minister of Education and Higher Education

Wijith Wijayamuni Zoysa: Minister of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economic Affairs

Faiszer Musthapha: Minister of Provincial Councils, Local Government, and Sports

Douglas Devananda: Minister of Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Northern Development, & Hindu Religious Affairs

Arumugam Thondaman: Minister of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development

Vasantha Senanayake: Minister of Tourism and Wildlife

Suresh Vadivel: State Minister of Plantation Industries

Ananda Aluthgamage: Deputy Minister of Tourism and Wildlife