First Cabinet meeting tomorrow

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The first Cabinet meeting of the new interim government will be held tomorrow under the auspices of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

A 15 member-Cabinet was appointed by the President to serve in the government for an interim period till the general election is conducted, following the dissolution of Parliament after March 1 next year. The new Cabinet of Ministers was sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat on Friday.

The new Cabinet was appointed two days after former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stepped down from his post after his ruling party candidate, Sajith Premadasa was convincingly defeated by Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Election.

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