Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka

State Ministers

Name Portfolio
1. Hon. Chamal Rajapaksa, M.P. I


State Minister of National Security and Disaster Management
State Minister of Home Affairs
2. Hon. Namal Rajapaksa III State Minister of Digital Technology and Enterprise Development
3. Hon. Susil Premajayanth, M.P. IV State Minister of Education Reforms, Open Universities & Distance Learning Promotion
4. Hon. Piyankara Jayarathne, M.P. V State Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Market Diversification
5. Hon. Duminda Dissanayaka, M.P. VI State Minister of Solar Power, Wind and Hydro Power Generation Projects Development
6. Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara, M.P. VII State Minister of Batik, Handloom and Local Apparel Products
7. Hon. Lasantha Alagiyawanna, M.P. VIII State Minister of Cooperative Services, Marketing Development and Consumer Protection
8. Hon. Sudarshini Fernandopulle, M.P. IX State Minister of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and COVID Disease Control
9. Hon. Arundika Fernando, M.P. X State Minister of Coconut, Kithul and  Palmyrah Cultivation Promotion and
Related Industrial Product Manufacturing &
Export Diversification
10. Hon. Nimal Lanza, M.P. XI State Minister of Rural Roads and other  Infrastructure
11. Hon. Jayantha Samaraweera, M.P. XII State Minister of Warehouse Facilities, Container Yards, Port Supply
Facilities and Boats and Shipping
Industry Development
12. Hon. Roshan Ranasinghe, M.P. XIII State Minister of Provincial Councils & Local Government
13. Hon. Kanaka Herath, M.P. XIV State Minister of Company Estate Reforms, Tea and Rubber Estates Related
Crops Cultivation and Factories Modernization
and Tea and Rubber Export Promotion
14. Hon. Vidura Wikramanayaka, M.P. XV State Minister of National Heritage, Performing Arts and Rural Arts Promotion
15. Hon. Janaka Wakkumbura, M.P. XVI State Minister of Development of Minor Crops Plantation including Sugarcane,
Maize, Cashew, Pepper, Cinnamon, Cloves, Betel
Related Industries and Export Promotion
16. Hon. Vijitha Berugoda, M.P. XVII State Minister of Dhamma Schools, Pirivenas and Bhikkhu Education
17. Hon. Shehan Semasinghe, M.P. XVIII State Minister of Samurdhi, Household Economy, Micro Finance, Self Employment
and Business Development
18. Hon. Mohan Priyadarshana De Silva, M.P. XIX State Minister of Coast Conservation & Low-Lying Lands Development
19. Hon. Lohan Rathwaththe, M.P XX


State Minister of Gem & Jewelry related Industries
 State Minister of Prison Management
& Prisoners’ Rehabilitation
20. Hon. Dilum Amunugama, M.P. XXII


State Minister of Vehicle Regulation, Bus Transport Services and Train
Compartments  and Motor  Car Industry
State Minister of Community Police Services
21. Hon. Wimalaweera Dissanayaka, M.P. XXIV State Minister of Wildlife Protection, Adoption of Safety Measures including
the Construction of Electrical Fences and Trenches
and Re-foreststation and Forest Resource Development
22. Hon. Tharaka Balasuriya, M.P. XXV State Minister of Regional Cooperation
23. Hon. Indika Anurudhdha, M.P. XXVI State Minister of Rural Housing and Construction & Building Material Industries
24. Hon. Kanchana Wijesekera, M.P. XXVII State Minister of Ornamental Fish, Inland Fish & Prawn Farming, Fishery
Harbour Development, Multiday Fishing
Activities and Fish Exports
25. Hon. Sanath Nishantha, M.P. XXXVIII State Minister of Rural and Divisional Drinking Water Supply Projects Development
26. Hon. Siripala  Gamalath, M.P. XXIX State Minister of Canals and Common Infrastructure Development in
Settlements in Mahaweli Zones
27. Hon. Anuradha Jayaratne, M.P. XXX State Minister of Tanks, Reservoirs and Irrigation Development related to Rural Paddy Fields
28. Hon. Sathasivam Viyalendiran, M.P. XXXI State Minister of Backward Rural Areas Development and Promotion of Domestic
Animal Husbandry & Minor Economic Crop Cultivation
29. Hon. Thenuka Vidanagamage, M.P. XXXII State Minister of Rural and School Sports  Infrastructure Improvement
30. Hon. Sisira Jayakody, M.P. XXXIII State Minister of Indigenous Medicine Promotion, Rural and Ayurvedic Hospitals
Development and Community Health
31. Hon. Piyal Nishantha De Silva, M.P. XXXIV State Minister of Women and Child Development, Pre-schools & Primary Education,
School Infrastructure  & Education Services
32. Hon. Prasanna Ranaweera, M.P. XXXV State Minister of Rattan, Brass, Pottery, Furniture and Rural Industrial Promotion
33. Hon. D.V. Chanaka, M.P. XXXVI State Minister of Aviation and Export Zones  Development
34. Hon. D.B. Herath, M.P. XXXVII State Minister of Livestock, Farm Promotion and Dairy & Egg Related Industries
35. Hon. Shashindra Rajapaksa, M.P. XXXVIII State Minister of Promoting the Production & Regulating the Supply
of Organic fertilizer, and Paddy and Grains, Organic Food,
Vegetables, Fruits, Chillies, Onion and Potato Cultivation
Promoting, Seed Production and Advanced Technology Agriculture
36. Hon. Nalaka Godahewa, M.P. XXXIX State Minister of Urban Development, Waste Disposal and Community Cleanliness
37. Hon. Jeevan Thondaman, M.P. XL State Minister of Estate Housing & Community Infrastructure
38. Hon. Ajith Nivard Cabraal, M.P. XLI State  State Minister of Money & Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms
39. Hon. Seetha Arambepola, M.P. XLII State Minister of Skills Development, Vocational Education, Research and Innovation
40. Hon. Channa Jayasumana, M.P. XLIII State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals