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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 104

President Mahinda Pays Last Respect To Dr. Jayalath Jayawardene

Colombo, 01 June, (Asiantribune.com):

Sri Lankan President, Mahinda Rajapaksa Friday paid his last respects to late Gampaha Distract parliamentarian Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena at his residence in Weligampitiya, Ja-Ela and expressed his condolences to the family.

Late Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena, the deputy general Secretary of the opposition United National Party (UNP) and the Chairman of the UNP trade union Jathika Sewaka Sangamaya passed away on Wednesday while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Singapore. Born on August 16, 1953 he was 59 years at the time of his death.

Dr. Jayawardena, a medical doctor by profession was elected to the Parliament from the United National Party in 1994 and served as the Minister of Resettlement from 2002 to 2004 under the UNP government.

His funeral will take place on Monday.

- Asian Tribune -

President Mahinda Pays Last Respect To Dr. Jayalath Jayawardene
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