Mr Tissa Attanayake, General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) joined the government today (December 8). He sent his resignation from the post to the UNP this morning.
Mr Attanayake served as UNP General Secretary for several years and was the chief organizer for the Party in Kandy district. He is a National List Member of Parliament.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said Mr Attanayake will help in his Presidential election campaign. He said this addressing media after filing nominations at the Elections Secretariat.