Two new State Ministers and five Deputy Ministers were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (12).
- Ranjith Aluwihare – State Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs
- Lucky Jayawardena – State Minister of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development
- Ajith Mannapperuma – Deputy Minister of Environment
- Angajan Ramanathan – Deputy Minister of Agriculture
- Kader Masthan – Deputy Minister Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Northern Development & Hindu Religious Affairs
- Edward Gunasekara – Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs and Wayamba Development
- Nalin Bandara Jayamaha – Deputy Minister of Public Administration, Management and Law & Order