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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2643

Another UNPer Sworn in As Deputy Minister

Colombo, 19 June, (

UNP Parliamentarian Buddika Pathirana has been sworn in as Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce this afternoon, the President’s Media Division said.

The Matara District Parliamentarian was sworn in at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.

Secretary to the President Austin Fernando was also present on the occasion, the President Media Division said’.

Media reports claimed that MP Buddhika Pathirana was also tipped to be appointed earlier as a Deputy Minister.

However MP Pathirana was engaged in an overseas tour and returned to the island yesterday.

Earlier on the 12th of this month, President Maithripala Srisena appointed two State Ministers and five Deputy Ministers belonging to UNP and another two Deputy Ministers belongs to SLFP.

- Asian Tribune -

Another UNPer Sworn in As Deputy Minister
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