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President strips Roshan Ranasinghe of all ministerial portfolios

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Roshan Ranasinghe was recently relieved of all his ministerial portfolios by President Ranil Wickremesinghe.

He previously held the positions of Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, as well as Minister of Irrigation.

The President’s decision followed Ranasinghe’s outspoken criticism of both the President and his Chief of Staff, Sagala Ratnayake, during a parliamentary session. The criticism primarily revolved around the ongoing conflict between Ranasinghe and the Sri Lanka Cricket Board.

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