Sri Lanka's new president names 100-day cabinet before polls

January 12, 2015 4:12 PM

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Sri Lanka's new president names 100-day cabinet before polls

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's new president announced an interim cabinet on Monday he said would carry out reforms to fight corruption in the 100 days to a parliamentary election.

Maithripala Sirisena, who unseated Mahinda Rajapaksa in last week's presidential poll, appointed professionals and veteran politicians to the main ministries.

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