Nine new Cabinet Ministers took oath before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today.
The new appointments increase the total number of Cabinet Ministers to 13.
Keheliya Rambukwella was sworn in as the Minister of Health, while Tiran Alles took oath as the Minister of Public Security.
Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe was sworn in as the Minister of Justice while Susil Premajayantha received his appointment as the Minister of Education.
Harin Fernando and Manusha Nanayakkara who recently declared themselves independent in Parliament took oath as Minister of Tourism and Land and Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment respectively.
Nimal Siripala de Silva was sworn in as Minister of Ports, Naval, and Aviation, Ramesh Pathirana the Minister of Plantation Industries and Nalin Fernando the Minister of Trade, Commerce, and Food Security.