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New Cabinet of Ministers sworn in

The new Cabinet of Ministers were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, yesteday (29).

Accordingly, 12 new Cabinet Ministers, a State Minister and a Deputy Minister were sworn in before the President.

Following are the Ministers and their portfolios:

01 Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa: Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs

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02 Hon. Nimal Siripala de Silva: Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation

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03 Hon. Dr. Sarath Amunugama: Minister of Foreign Affairs

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04 Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe: Minister of Ports and Shipping

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05 Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera: Minister of Agriculture

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06 Hon. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya: Minister of Power and Renewable Energy

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07 Hon. Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe: Minister of Education and Higher Education.

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

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

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

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

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12 Hon. Vasantha Senanayake: Minister of Tourism and Wildlife

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Hon. Suresh Vadivel: State Minister of Plantation Industries

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 Hon. Ananda Aluthgamage: Deputy Minister of Tourism and Wildlife.

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