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Aug 13, 2017

Sagala proposed to be the foreign affairs minister! Featured

Sagala Ratnayake has been proposed to be the foreign affairs minister following the resignation of Ravi Karunanayake, government sources say.

Ratnayake’s present portfolio of law and order is likely to be returned to Thilak Marapana.

Another name mentioned to succeed Karunanayake was Navin Dissanayake, but he has asked that his plantation minister position be not changed.

Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is due to return to Colombo today (13) from Nuwara Eliya where he had been in the past two days, and is expected to inform the president of his decision through minister Malik Samarawickrema, the sources add.

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