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Sri Lanka's new Cabinet of Ministers to be sworn in today

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Sri Lanka's new Cabinet of ministers is scheduled to be sworn in today. The President's office said, the ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. at the Prime Minister's Office.

Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as President of Sri Lanka yesterday in Parliament in the presence of Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya. In an election held in Parliament on Wednesday, Mr Wickremesinghe received 134 votes while his closest rival, Dullus Alahapperuma, received 82 votes in the 225-member Parliament.

Soon after Ranil Wickremesinghe's election, protesters hit the streets, saying they do not accept him as their President.  (AIR NEWS)

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