State Minister takes oaths as acting Defence Minister

State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene took oaths as the Acting Minister of Defence before President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (17th Sept.).

 

President Sirisena left for United States to attend the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York yesterday.

 

State Minister Wijewardene will oversee duties as the acting Minister of Defence until the President returns from the US.