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New Cabinet: Swearing in likely on Wednesday

By Maheesha Mudugamuwa

The new Cabinet of Ministers will be sworn in on Wednesday (12), according to sources at the Presidential Secretariat.

The swearing in ceremony of the new Cabinet will be held at the Auditorium, Magul Maduwa in Kandy under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

When contacted by The Morning, Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara said that they still did not know about the cabinet portfolios given to SLFP as the decision was taken by the President and the Prime Minister.

Meanwhile, when contacted by The Morning, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) General Secretary Sagara Kariyawasam said the new members to the Cabinet would be exclusively selected by the President and the Prime Minister.