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Friday, 04 September 2015 - 12:19
The List of New Cabinet Sworn in


42 ministers of the national government swore in today before the President. 11 MPs of the SLFP are included among the cabinet ministers who swore in today. Mangala Samaraweera swore in earlier as the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The resolution for the appointment of 48 cabinet ministers passed in Parliament yesterday. 

1. Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe - Minister of National Policy Planning and Economic Affairs

2. John Amaratunge - Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Affairs

3. Gamini Jayawickrama Perera - Minister of Sustainable Development and Wildlife

4. Nimal Siripala De Silva - Minister of Transport

5. S.B. Dissanayake - Minister of Social Empowerment and Welfare

6. W.D.J. Seneviratne - Minister of Labor and Trade Union Relations

7. Laxman Kiriella - Minister of Universities, Education and Highways

8. Anura Priyadarshana Yapa - Minister of Disaster Management

9. Susil Premajayantha - Minister of Technology, Technical Education and Employment

10. Thilak Marapana - Minister of Law and Order and Prison Reforms

11. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne - Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine

12. Ravi Karunanayake - Minister of Finance

13. Mahinda Samarasinghe - Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training

14. Wajira Abeywardene - Minister of Home Affairs

15. S.B.Navinna – Minister of Internal Affairs, Cultural Affairs and Wayamba Development

16. Patali Champika Ranawaka - Minister of Megapolis and Western Development

17. Mahinda Amaraweera - Minister of Fisheries and Water Resources

18. Navin Dissanayake – Minister of Plantation Industries

19. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya – Minister of Power and Renewable Energy

20. Duminda Dissanayake – Minister of Agriculture

21. Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa – Minister of Buddha Sasana

22. P.Harrison – Minister of Rural Economic Affairs

23. Ranjith Maddumabandara – Minister of Public Administration and Management

24. Gayantha Karunathilaka – Minister of Media and Parliament Reforms

25. Sajith Premadasa - Minister of Housing and Construction

26. Arjuna Ranatunge - Minister of Ports and Maritime Affairs

27. M.K.D.S. Gunawardane - Minister of Lands

28. U.P. Digambaram - Minister of Estate Infrastructure and Community Development

29. Chandrani Bandara - Minister of Women’s and Children’s Affairs

30. Thalatha Athukorala - Minister of Foreign Employment

31. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam – Minister of Education

32. D.M.Swaminathan - Minister of Hindu Affairs, Resettlement and Rehabilitation

33. Chandima Weerakkodi - Minister of Fuel and Petroleum Gases

34. Dayasiri Jayasekara - Minister of Sports

35. Sagala Rathnayake - Minister of Southern Development

36. Harin Fernando - Minister of Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure

37. Mano Ganeshan - Minister of National Dialogue

38. Daya Gamage - Minister of Primary Industries

39. Rishard Bathiudeen - Minister of Industry and Commerce

40. Kabir Hasheem - Minister of Public Enterprise Development

41. Rauff Hakeem - Minister of Urban Planning and Water Management

42. Abdul Haleem - Minister of Postal and Muslim Affairs 

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