Fmr. Speaker Lokubandara bids adieu

Fmr. Speaker Lokubandara bids adieu

Fmr. Speaker Lokubandara bids adieu

Written by Staff Writer

14 Feb, 2021 | 9:00 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): Former parliament Speaker W.J.M Lokubandara passed away on Sunday at the age of 79, due to COVID-19.

The former speaker had tested positive for the virus and was receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo, family sources said.

Lokubandara served as the speaker of Parliament from 2004 to 2010 and held several ministries before being appointed as the speaker.

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