Number of Ministers in the cabinet of the National Government is 50: 33 for UNP and 17 for SLFP
UNP’s Assistant Leader former Minister Ravi Karunanayake says that the number of cabinet Ministry posts in the national government being formed could be 50.
He said further that out of these 33 will be for the UNP and 17 for the SLFP.
Responding to a query by our news team, former Minister Ravi Karunanayake said that initially 30 cabinet ministers would be appointed and afterwards the rest would be appointed after convening the parliament.
He said that the relevant discussion was taking place between the President and the Prime Minister.