The proposed Cabinet Reshuffle is set to be held on January 12, 2022, sources closer to the government divulged.
By doing so, the Ministry of Highways vested in Ruling Party Chief Whip Johnston Fernando will be pinned to Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Namala Rajapaksa, they added.
The State Ministry of Sports, Youth Affairs and Cultural Affairs is likely to be vested in MP Jayantha Ketagoda, sources further claimed.
Several other ministries will be vested in Prasanna Ranatunga, who currently serves as the Minister of Investment Promotion and Tourism, making him the Cabinet figure to hold the highest number of ministries, according to the sources.
Meanwhile, a proposition to appoint Nimal Lanza in a Cabinet Ministry is yet to be met with a final decision.
The above adjustments are of the current condition of the proposed Cabinet Reshuffle, which, nevertheless, could be meeting changes in the final moment, the sources further revealed.