The Hon. Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris assumed the duties as the cabinet minister for education in the new government at the premises of the Ministry of Education today (2020. 02.13).

In this special occasion that was held giving the priority to the religious observances, the former Minister of Education Dallas Alahapperuma, the Secretary of Education Mr. N.H.M. Chithrananda, State Secretary Ranjith Chandrasekara, Additional Secretaries and several senior officers had participated.