President appoints Channa Jayasumana as Acting Minister of Health

Professor Channa Jayasumana has been appointed as the Acting Minister of Health until the Minister in charge of the subject Pavithra Wanniarachchi returns to work, the President’s Media Division said.

The Acting Minister was sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat, today (16).

Prof. Channa Jayasumana currently is the State Minister of Pharmaceutical Production, Supply, and Regulation.

Meanwhile, Roshan Ranasinghe has been appointed as the State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government.

He previously held the State Ministerial portfolio of Land Management, State Enterprises Land and Property Development. Ranasinghe was sworn in his new State Ministerial portfolio before the President at the Presidential Secretariat, today.