Cabinet ministers of the new government will be sworn in on 4th September at 11 am.
Deputy leader of the UNP, Ravi Karunanayaka stated that there will be 45 cabinet Ministers.
33 cabinet ministerial portfolios will be allocated for the UNP while 12 portfolios will be allocated to the SLFP.
Meanwhile state and deputy ministers are due to be sworn in on that day.
The Deputy Leader of the UNP added that further discussions are being held regarding these figures and the division of ministerial portfolios for each party.