Apr 26, 2018

A cabinet with a new structure - president Featured

President Maithripala Sirisena says he will appoint a new cabinet of ministers with a new structure.

During his recent visit to the UK, he has told ‘Helabima’ newspaper that as the head of the cabinet, he had the ability and the power to take relevant decisions.

Referring to the Central Bank bond scam, the president said all those involved would be punished irrespective of their positions.

The Rs. 12 billion belonging to Perpetual Treasuries presently being held will be forfeited and its benefits passed onto the people, he said.

President Sirisena went onto say that he would personally intervene in the new tax system and solve related issues without inconveniencing the people.