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Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 06.08 GMT

President attends parliament, felicitates former PM's long service

 

President Mahinda Rajapaksa attended the parliamentary meeting yesterday in his capacity as Finance Minister to participate in the working committee meeting of the Finance and Planning Ministry.

Addressing the parliament, the President congratulated the former Prime Minister and currently the senior most Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake for his over five-decades of service in Sri Lankan assembly.

The President noted that that Wickremanayake first entered the parliament on March 19, 1960, exactly 54 years ago.

Opposition and United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe also congratulated the former Prime Minister.






 

 
 
   
   
     
   
   

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