Tamil Diplomat

Enlarging Cabinet; we will seek Parliament’s approval – Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe stated that he would abide by 19 A, and seek the approval of Parliament to increase the size of the new Cabinet of Ministers.

While speaking to the media in Colombo, he stated that 19 A has stipulated that the size of a Cabinet can be increased only with the approval of the Parliament. Since a necessity has arisen to increase the size of Cabinet of Ministers in view of the formation of a national government, he would seek Parliament’s approval before it.