Although the government can appoint 30 cabinet ministers, only 27 have been appointed so far.
Three more can be appointed for the three vacancies.
According to the information we have received, the new cabinet minister is likely to be a politician from the Western Province who is currently holding a state minister position.
Meanwhile, it is said that a suitable candidate for the state minister position is currently being sourced.
Meanwhile, it is reported that Diana Gamage, who supported the 20th amendment from opposition will be given the said position.