President appoints 25-member Cabinet
President Mahinda Rajapakse yesterday appointed a
25-member Cabinet. Twenty-three non-Cabinet and 29 Deputy Ministers were
President meets flood victims
President Mahinda Rajapakse, soon after swearing-in
the new Cabinet of Ministers yesterday, visited several areas submerged
by torrential rains that engulfed many parts of the island during the
last few days and inquired after the needs of the affected people.