More Ministers take oaths in new Government

More Ministers took oaths in the new Government before President Maithripala Sirisena this evening.Duminda Dissanayake took oaths as the Minister of Irrigation, Water Resources and Disaster Management, Dayasiri Jayasekara as the Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training, Piyasena Gamage as the State Minister of Youth, Women and Child Affairs, Lakshman Senewiratne as the State Minister of Defence, M. L. A. M. Hizbullah as the State Minister of Highways and Road Development, Mohan Lal Grero as the State Minister of Education and Higher Education, Sriyani Wijewickrama as the State Minister of Provincial Councils, Local Government, and Sports, Angajan Ramanathan as the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Manusha Nanayakkara as the Deputy Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment, Indika Bandaranayake as the Deputy Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Sarathi Dushmantha as the Deputy Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms, Nishantha Muthuhettigamage as the Deputy Minister of Ports and Shipping and Kader Kader Masthan as the Deputy Minister of Resettlement, Rehabilitation, and Northern Development. (Colombo Gazette) read more

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US Poland leaders to sign document on 5G cooperation

WARSAW, Poland — U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence says the U.S. and Poland will sign a joint declaration to co-operate on secure new 5G technology.Pence is in Warsaw filling in for President Donald Trump, who scrapped his trip at the last minute because of Hurricane Dorian.At a joint news conference following talks with President Andrzej Duda Monday, Pence announced the agreement would be signed later in the day.Pence said the agreement on a secure digital network will “set a vital example for the rest of Europe.”The signing comes amid a global battle between the U.S. and China’s Huawei, the world’s biggest maker of network infrastructure equipment.The Associated Press read more

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