However, the Speaker has appointed two of his brothers Wasantha and Sarath as his private secretary and media secretary respectively.
His son - Chameera and another brother - Indunil have been appointed as coordinating secretaries.
The post of PRO or Public Relations Officer has been handed over to his brother-in-law - Premananda.
In addition, it is reported that he had also submitted a cabinet paper seeking special approval to appoint 05 new project secretaries.
His remaining brother - Janaka Yapa Abeywardena has already been nominated for one of these positions, sources add.