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Sirisena expands his Cabinet, inducts Tamil from Jaffna

Colombo, June 12 (UNI) Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday inducted seven new ministers, including a Tamil Angajan Ramanathan who is the only elected representative of the ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party from Jaffna, the capital of Northern district.
Angajan Ramanathan was appointed as a Deputy Minister and took the charge of Ministry of Agriculture.
"Among the new Ministers, two are the state ministers and five deputy ministers," the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBS) said.
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