Published on: January 31, 2024

Hon. Shasheendra Rajapaksa sworn in as the Minister of State for Irrigation and Water Supply

Hon. Shasheendra Rajapaksa has assumed the role left vacant following the passing of Sanath Nishantha, the former Minister of State for Irrigation and Water Supply.

Shasheendra Rajapaksa took the oath as the new State Minister of Irrigation and Water Supply in the presence of President Ranil Wickremesinghe today (31), at the Presidential Secretariat.

The President’s Secretary, Mr. Saman Ekanayake, also attended the ceremony.

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