Local News Update: Following instructions from President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the Secretary to the President, Dr. P.B. Jayasundera, has told all the secretaries of the ministry to take the necessary steps to issue the gazette notification on the topics and functions of the ministers of the department.
State ministries ‘ subjects and roles along with information of the entities that fall under them and other relevant documents have already been sent to the secretaries of the ministry, government sources said. In a letter sent in this regard on 23 December, the President ordered the issuance of the appropriate gazette in compliance with Article 44(5) of the Constitution.
It was also mentioned in the letter that if a minister intends to delegate subjects and functions to a state minister, this information would also be included in the Gazette.