MR likely to retain Finance, Housing and Construction ministries

The new Cabinet of Ministers will be sworn in on Wednesday at the Magul Maduwa in Kandy, informed government sources said.

Extensive discussions are currently being held over the distribution of ministries among the key members of the government.

Government sources added that several new figures would be appointed to the Cabinet to carry out President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa's five-year-plan.

Meanwhile, it is learnt that Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will retain the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Housing and Construction.

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