Two new State Ministers and five Deputy Ministers were sworn in by President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat on the morning of June 12th 2018
Ranjith Aluvihare was sworn in as State Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs while Lucky Jayawardana was sworn in as Hill Country New Villages Infrastructure and Community Development.
Ajith Mannapperuma was sworn in as Deputy Minister of Environment while Angajan Ramanathan (UPFA) was sworn in as Deputy Minister of Agriculture.
K. Kader Masthan UPFA was sworn in as Deputy Minister of Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Northern Development and Hindu Religious Affairs.
Edward Gunasekara was sworn in as Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs and Wayamba Development while Nalin Bandara was sworn in as Deputy Minister of Public Administration and Management, Law and Order.