COLOMBO (NewsRadio); State Minister Shehan Semasinghe has been appointed as the Acting Minister of Finance.
The appointment has been made until President Ranil Wickremesinghe returns to the country after completing his official visit to Germany.
Earlier this morning, President Wickremesinghe left for Germany on an official visit.
President Wickremesinghe during the four-day visit is scheduled to hold discussions with several political and business leaders.
The President will hold talks with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on a number of topics.
Meanwhile, President Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to make the opening remarks at the Leaders Dialogue session on the first day of the ‘Berlin Global Dialogue’.
The inaugural Berlin Global Dialogue is a German high-level global initiative to address current geopolitical and economic challenges.
In addition to President Ranil Wickremesinghe and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, European Council President Charles Michel and Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croo, Chief Executive Officer of Pfizer Albert Bourla, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Mahindra Group Anish Shah, President of International Bank of America Bernard Mensah and Executive Chairman of ArcelorMittal Lakshmi Mittal are scheduled to attend the ‘Berlin Global Dialogue’.