New Secretaries appointed to Cabinet Ministries


Letters of appointment to the new Secretaries appointed to the Cabinet Ministries were handed over by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the President’s House in Colombo this evening (24).

The list of new Secretaries appointed to the Cabinet Ministries is as follows.

01. Mr. R.W.R. Pemasiri – Transport and Highways

02. Mr. M.M.P.K. Mayadunne – Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government Ministry

03. Mr. K.D.S. Ruwanchandra – Ports, Shipping and Aviation Ministry

04: Mr. S.T. Kodikara  – Trade, Commerce and Food Security Ministry

05: Ms. Wasantha Perera – Justice, Prisons Affairs and Constitutional Reforms Ministry

06: Mr. S. Hettiarachchi  – Public Security Ministry

07: Mr. M.N. Ranasinghe – Education Ministry

08: Mr. M.P.D.U.K. Mapa Pathirana – Power and Energy Ministry

09: Ms. R.M.I. Ratnayake  –  Ministry of Fisheries

10: Mr. Monti Ranatunga  –  Ministry of Water Supply

11: Mr. U.D.C. Jayalal –  Ministry of Irrigation

12: Mr. Anuradha Wijekoon  – Sports and Youth Affairs Ministry

13: Dr. Anil Jasinghe –  Ministry of Environment

14: Mr. Anusha Palpita – Ministry of Mass Media

15: Mr. M.B.R. Pushpakumara  – Ministry of Agriculture

16: Mr. Somaratne Vidanapathirana – Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs Ministry

17: General (Retired) Daya Ratnayake – Ministry of Industries

18: Ms. Aruni Wijewardena – Ministry of Foreign Affairs

19: Mr. B.L.A.J. Dharmakeerthi – Ministry of Plantation Industries

20: Ms. R.M.C.M. Herath – Wildlife and Forest Resources Conservation Ministry

21: Mr. S.J.S. Chandragupta – Ministry of Health

22: Mr. P.H.C. Ratnayake – Ministry of Urban Development and Housing

23: Mr. R.P.A. Wimalaweera – Ministry of Labor and Foreign Employment