Sanath Jayasuriya resigns from SLFP post, will not contest August election

Sanath Jayasuriya resigns from SLFP post, will not contest August election

Sanath Jayasuriya resigns from SLFP post, will not contest August election

Written by Lahiru Fernando

06 Jul, 2015 | 9:25 pm

Deputy Minister Sanath Jayasuriya says that he has decided not to contest the upcoming general election.

Speaking to News 1st, Deputy Minister Sanath Jayasuriya stated that he has also resigned from his post of SLFP organiser for the Matara District. Jayasuriya added that he has notified President Maithripala Sirisena and party secretary Anura Priyadarshana Yapa of his decision.

Jayasuriya was elected to Parliament in 2010 from the Matara District and was later appointed Deputy Minister of Postal Services. He was the Deputy Minister of Local Government & Rural Development before resignation.


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