Four Deputy Ministers have been sworn-in as Acting Ministers.
They took oaths before Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratna. Dilan Perera was sworn in as Acting Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs.
S.M. Chandrasena took oaths as Acting Minister for Irrigation and Water Management.
Weerakumara Dissanayake is the Acting Minister for Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development.
Geethanjana Gunawardena took oaths as Acting Minister of External Affairs.