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* Patali Champika Ranawaka resigns from minister post
Mon, Nov 18, 2019, 12:20 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 18, Colombo: Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka has resigned from his ministerial portfolio with effect from today (Nov 18).

In a letter to the newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Ranawaka taking the opportunity to congratulate Rajapaksa said he had taken this decision respecting the people's mandate.

Ranawaka wished success for the new President for all activities to be carried out under his government.

Ministers Harin Fernando, Malik Samarawickrama and Mangala Samaraweera, non-cabinet minister Ajith Perera, and state minister Ruwan Wijewardene resigned from their positions yesterday.

 

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