New Cabinet swearing-in today
The new Cabinet of Ministers would be sworn in before President
Mahinda Rajapaksa at 10.00 am today at the Presidential Secretariat, the
President's media said. The swearing-in of Ministers takes place
following President Mahinda Rajapaksa being sworn in for a second term,
The Ministers would be sworn in ahead of the presentation of the
budget in Parliament by the President in the afternoon. Speculation was
rife yesterday that there was a possibility of several new Ministers and
Deputy Ministers being appointed.
However, the matter was not confirmed by Government authorities when
Following the swearing-in the new Cabinet is expected to meet at
Temple Trees under the leadership of the President.