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Sri Lankan president moves to take over Ministry of Finance

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 05 November 2003, 06:56 GMT]
In a fresh move to take control of Ministry of Finance, Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga has sacked the Finance Minister of the country, Mr.K.N.Choksy. Secretary to the Finance Ministry, Mr. Charitha Ratwatte, is also removed, said sources in Colombo. Presidential secretariat denied the move while officials at Ministry of Finance confirmed it.

Mr.K.N.ChoksyThe UNF government was due to present its budget on 12th of November.

Sri Lanka's President, Chandrika Kumaratunga, sacked 3 key ministers yesterday and prorogued the sittings of the Parliament until 19 November.


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