Friday, 16 January 2015 - 16:20
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe assumes duties
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe assumed duties at his office in Temple Trees this morning.
The religious observance for the occasion was led by Mahanayake Prelate of Kotte Sri Kalyani Samagri Dharma Maha Sangha Sabha Ven. Dr. Ittapane Dhammalankara Thero.
According to the Prime Minister’s Office, the wife of Prime Minister Dr. Maithree Wickremesinghe, Minister of Buddha Sasana Karu Jayasuriya and several other Ministers, MPs, Officers and associates graced the occasion.
The premier's office further said that, despite carrying out duties at the Prime Minister’s office in Temple Trees complex, the Prime Minister or his wife will not reside at the Temple Trees.