WPC Chairman and Chief Government Whip & SPC Sports Minister are removed

WPC Chairman and Chief Government Whip & SPC Sports Minister are removed

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Minister of Sports, Youth Affairs and Rural Development of the Southern Province Weerasumana Weerasinghe has been removed from office. Meanwhile action has also been taken to remove the Western Province Chief Government Whip and the House leader.
The vacant ministerial post was assigned to Southern Province Chief Minister Shan Wijayalal De Silva, under the patronage of Southern Province Governor Hemakumara Nanayakkara. He was sworn in this morning before the Governor.
In the meantime, Sunil Jayamini who served as the Leader of the House of the Western Provincial Council and Gunasiri Jayanath who was the Chief Government Whip of the Western Province has been removed. This was announced by Chief Minister of the Western Province Isura Devapriya.