Dullas Alahapperuwama assumed duties as the new minister of Mass media today evening (16).
In a media release, the Department of Government Information has said that no function was held to mark the occasion.
After assuming duties, the minister briefly exchanged ideas with ministry secretary – Jagath Wijeweera and several officials on the present situation of the ministry and its institutions.
Meanwhile, rumours cite that several changes among state media institution heads will also take place soon.
The minister had reportedly compelled the President and PM to agree to this before assuming duties.