Sep 13, 2017

Southern Sports Minister ousted

The Southern Sports Minister Weerasumana Weerasinghe  has been removed from his post.

In addition to being Sports Minister, Weerasinghe was also assigned the post of Youth Affairs and Rural Development portfolios.

Accordingly, the responsibilities so far under Weerasinghe have now been assigned to Southern Province Chief Minister Shan Wijayalal de Silva by the Southern Province Governor Hemakumara Nanayakkara today (13).

Weerasumana Weerasinghe had voted against the 20th Amendment to the Constitution when it was presented Southern Provincial Council recently.

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