Another group of Ministers are expected to take oath during the next few days.
NewsRadio has learnt that at least five Cabinet Ministers will be appointed to the existing Cabinet.
37 State Ministers took oath before President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday.
Only 18 Cabinet Ministers are functioning at present in addition to the President and the Prime Minister.
The general public has been demanding the government to reduce state expenditure due to the current crisis.
Despite the public’s sentiments, the government has now decided to appoint another group of Ministers.