Resettlement Minister D.M.Swaminathan yesterday took oaths as Minister of Prison Reforms before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat.
Meanwhile, Sagala Ratnayake has been sworn in as the Minister of Law and Order .
The Ministers took oath before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat a short while ago, the Presidential Media Unit said.
Ratnayake is the Minister of Southern Development while Swaminathan is the Minister of Rehabilitation and Resettlement.
The ministers took oath in new portfolios following the resignation of former Minister of Law and Order and Prison Reforms Tilak Marapana on Monday (9) over the Avant-Garde controversy.