Jan 27, 2020

Immigration and Emigration Dept. assigned to State Defence Minister

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has assigned the Immigration and Emigration Department to Defense State Minister Chamal Rajapaksa.

The President in a Gazette Extraordinary published that he delegates the Immigration and Emigration Department to Defense State Minister Chamal Rajapaksa using the Constitutional powers vested on him.

The Immigration and Emigration Department is one of the 31 state institutions that come under the purview of the Defence Ministry.  

The Police Department, State Intelligence Service (SIS), Registration of Persons Department, National Dangerous Drugs Control Board and the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRC) are among other state institutions coming under the purview of the Defence Minister.

(dailynews.lk)

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