Minister of Foreign Affairs Ravi Karunanayake has decided to allow State Minister of Foreign Affairs Wasantha Senanayake to take up the majority of the responsibilities pertaining to the Ministry and assign himself any subject coming within the scope of the said portfolio.

Karunanayake has requested Senanayake to urgently notify him of what subjects the latter wished to take on.

The said decision has been taken by Karunanayake to allow Senanayake an opportunity to further his political career and to create a background required to become a political success.

Internal sources within the Ministry explained that aside to the aforementioned responsibilities, Senanayake is to be granted the responsibility of handling numerous other international and national level duties.