Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has assumed office. He took over office following his swearing in as Prime Minister under President’s second term of office.
D.M. Jayaratne was appointed as the Prime Minister in the new Cabinet announced by the President after his assumption of office for his second term. The Prime Minister assumed duties amidst religious ceremonies. Multi religious leaders blessed the Prime Minister. Deputy Ministers M.K.D.S. Gunawardena and Duminda Dissanayake and Prime Minister’s Secretary A. Samarasekara were among those present.