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Minister Gamini Athukorala passes away
[January 1, 2002
- 9.15 GMT]

The Minister of Transport, Highways and Civil Aviation Gamini Athukorala passed away at his residence in Ratnapura early this morning.  

The cause of death has not been established, but the 50-year-old Cabinet Minister had been suffering from a heart ailment in the past few months.  

Mr. Athukorala was also the deputy leader of the ruling UNP government. 









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Last Updated Date: January 1, 2002  - 9.15 GMT.