Sep 08, 2019

Gajadeera's seat to Sirisena

The parliamentary seat which is now vacant following the demise of United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian Chandrasiri Gajadeera is to be filled by Manoj Sirisena, UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera has told media.

UPFA Matara District MP Gajadeera passed away at a private hospital in Colombo on Friday (06 September) evening.

Gajadeera’s successor Sirisena was appointed as the Southern Provincial Council Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Culture and Arts, Social Welfare, Probationary Care and Child Protection, Women’s Affairs, Housing and Construction, and Manpower and Employment in January 2018.