DM, Ratnasiri appointed presidential advisers

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rathana2Former prime ministers Ratnasiri Wickremanayake and D.M. Jayaratne were yesterday appointed Senior Political Advisers to President Maithripala Sirisena, the Presidential Secretariat said .

Their letters of appointment where handed over by President Maithripala Sirisena at Presidential Secretariat in the presence of Presidential Secretary P.B. Abeykoon.

 

 

 

UPFA MP Ratnasiri Wickremanayake served as Prime Minister from August 2000 to December 2001, during the tenure of the then People’s Alliance Government and again from November 2005 to April 2010 during the tenure of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Government.rathana3

He was first elected to parliament in 1960. UPFA MP D.M. Jayaratne, a veteran politician with nearly three decades of experience served as Prime Minister from April 2010 to January 2015. He was first elected to parliament in 1970.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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