PresidentMaithripala Sirisena appointed Chief Minister of North Central province Peshala Jayaratne as the Sri Lanka Freedom Party's (SLFP) Organizer for Polonnaruwa electorate.
He received his appointment letter from the President yesterday (20) at the President's Office.
President Sirisena was the SLFP national organizer before his election to the presidency.
Previously, he held the Ministerial portfolios of Co-operative, Trade and Food, Industries, Textiles Industries and Rural Development,Tourism and Housing.
Mr. Peshala Jayaratne took oaths as the Chief Minister of the North Central Provincial Council before the North Central Provincial Governor P.B. Dissanayaka.