Apr 12, Colombo: The Department of Government Printing and subjects related to Government Printing and Publication, which were under the Ministry of Defense have been brought under the Ministry of Lands and Parliamentary Reforms.
President Maithripala Sirisena, in an Extraordinary Gazette notification issued today, announced the amendment of functions and duties of the Department with immediate effect.
The Government Printing Department and the Government's printing and publishing activities were previously under the Ministry of Mass Media.
The President in Extraordinary Gazette No. 2103/33 of December 28, 2018 took the Government Printing Department under the Ministry of Defense, which is under the President as the Minister of Defense.