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President appoints political cabinet for upcoming elections?

President Ranil Wickremesinghe has appointed both a political Cabinet and a special committee, for the upcoming presidential election.

Accordingly, a political Cabinet is believed to have been appointed by the Head of State for his presidential campaign for the upcoming election, while a special committee was also appointed to overlook and manage the planning process of the elections.
According to political sources, Chief of Presidential Staff Sagala Rathnayaka and Parliamentarian Mahindananda Aluthgamage are also included in the political Cabinet, while the committee is said to comprise of Ministers Tiran Alles, Prasanna Ranatunga, Harin Fernando and Manusha Nanayakkara, along with MPs Nimal Lanza and Mahindananda Aluthgamage.

The political Cabinet had reportedly met last Monday, while the committee is said to have met last Wednesday, and are scheduled to meet once a week, according to internal sources.