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Two SLMC Ministers take oaths again today

(UTV|COLOMBO) – Faizal Cassim, and Ali Zahir Maulana representing the Sri Lanka Muslim congress who resigned from their respective ministerial positions are to be sworn in today, in their respective positions.

Former minister Faizal Cassim noted that he was received requests by many to reassume duties in the position.

All Muslim ministers representing the government resigned following the fast unto death initiated by Venerable Athuraliye Rathana thero.

Accordingly, Faizal Cassim will be sworn in today as the state minister of health, nutrition and indigenous medicine, while Ali Zahir Maulana would be sworn in as the state minister of social empowerment.

However, MP M. Haris representing the SLMC is yet to make a statement regarding re-assuming duties as the deputy minister.



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