The President has appointed three Acting Ministers.
Accordingly, Mr. Pramita Bandara Thennakone has been appointed as the Defense Minister.
Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has been appointed as the Acting Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization and National Policy.
Mr. Dilum Amunugama has been appointed as the Acting Investment Promotion Minister.
These appointments have been made due to the President leaving for Britain to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.
Accordingly, this appointment will be valid until the President returns to the island after completing the relevant visit.