President appoints several Acting Ministers
(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) – President Ranil Wickremesinghe has appointed several Acting Ministers.
The President’s Media Division said State Ministers of the Ministries that come under the purview of the President, have been appointed as Acting Ministers to oversee operations until the Head of State concludes his official tour to Japan and the Philippines.
Accordingly, State Minister Premitha Bandara has been appointed as the Acting Defence Minister, State Minister Shehan Semasinghe as the Acting Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization & National Policies, State Minister Dilum Amunugama as the Acting Minister of Investment Promotion, State Minister Kanaka Herath as the Acting Minister of Technology and State Minister Anupa Pasqual has been appointed as the Acting Minister of Women, Child Affairs and Social Empowerment.
Earlier this morning, President Ranil Wickremesinghe and the Sri Lankan delegation left the island for Japan on an official tour.
During the visit, President Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to meet the Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida and high-ranking officials of the Japanese government.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe is also scheduled to attend the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.