Mahinda Rajapaksa Shadow Prime Minister, Namal Shadow Foreign Minister
Friday, 08 July 2016 - 9:54
Joint Opposition announces its shadow cabinet; 51 to receive ministerial portfolios; Mahinda designated as Prime Minister
The Joint Opposition Has Announced A Shadow Cabinet This Afternoon
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been designated as the Prime Minister of the shadow cabinet.
In addition, he has been given the Defence and Buddhasasana ministerial portfolios.
MP Dinesh Gunawardana has been designated for the National policies and economic affairs subject while Chamal Rajapaksa has been named for Transport and Civil Aviation subject.
At the same time, MP Namal Rajapaksa has been named for the Foreign Affairs portfolio.
Leader of National Freedom Front Wimal Weerawansa has been nominated for Housing, Construction and Engineering Services subject while leader of Pivituru Hela Urumaya MP Udaya Gammanpila has been named for Law and Order portfolio.
In addition, MP Dallas has been named for Education and Parliamentary affairs subject while Kumara Welgama has been named for Port and Shipping subject.
All 51 MPs who represent the Joint Opposition have been marked for ministerial positions under the shadow cabinet of the group.