SJB suspends party membership of Harin Fernando & Manusha Nanayakkara

SJB suspends party membership of Harin Fernando & Manusha Nanayakkara

SJB suspends party membership of Harin Fernando & Manusha Nanayakkara

Written by Zulfick Farzan

20 May, 2022 | 2:43 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Samagi Jana Balavegaya has decided to suspend the party membership of Harin Fernando and Manusha Nanayakkara who obtained Cabinet positions on Friday (20).

The Samagi Jana Balavegaya earlier said it would institute disciplinary action against its members who obtained ministerial positions in the government led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickrmesinghe.

SJB MP Lakshman Kiriella told Parliament that is it against the policy of the Samagi Jana Balavegaya and its alliance, to join with the government.

“We decided to engage with the government positively from the opposition, without joining the government,” the MP said on Friday (20).

SJB MPs Harin Fernando and Manusha Nanayakkara obtained Ministerial positions on Friday (20).

Harin Fernando was sworn in as the new Minister of Tourism and Lands.

Manusha Nanayakkara was sworn in as the new Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment.

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