Saturday, May 31, 2008

Pillayan the new chairman of Chief Ministers’ Forum

Pillayan the new chairman of Chief Ministers’ Forum

Eastern Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan was appointed as the chairman of the Chief Ministers’ Forum today in Badulla for the next four months. The Forum also decided to conduct the next session in Batticaloa.

After reggi Neil Rupasinghe next in line

Neil to succeed Reggie

UPFA member Neil Rupasinghe is next in line to succeed MP Reggie Ranatunga who passed away today. Mr. Ranatunga was the fourth parliamentarian from the Gampaha district to die this year. The other three MPs were Sripathi Sooriyarachchi, Anura Bandaranaike and Jeyaraj Fernandopulle.

Reggie Ranatunga passed away

Reggie Ranatunga passed away

Sri Lanka parliament member(Gampaha District)Reggie Ranatunga passed away in colombo short while ago.
Reggie Ranatunga,was appointed Feb.2008 a member of parliament for the ruling coalition to represent the Gampaha district, north of Colombo.

Ranatunga, the father of Sri Lanka's cricket star-turned-politician Arjuna Ranatunga,

Ranatunga fills the parliamentary seat left vacant by the death of Sripathy Sooriyarachchi, also representing Gampaha district, who was died on February 9 in a motor vehicle accident.

Reggi Ranatunga was the governor of the Sabaragamuwa province, south east of Colombo, and has also been a parliamentarian and deputy cabinet minister on a previous occasion.