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* MP Mujibur Rahuman resigns from post
Sat, Jan 21, 2023, 07:37 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka Samagi Jana Blawegaya (SBJ) Colombo District parliamentarian Mujibur Rahuman has resigned from his post as a Member of Parliament with effect from Friday, the Parliament informed.

The Secretary General of the Parliament, Mr. Dhammika Dasanayake has informed by way of writing to the Chairman of the Election Commission that the Member of Parliament representing the Colombo Constituency Mujibur Rahuman handed over his letter of resignation from his position as a Member of Parliament.

The Secretary General has also informed that according to the letter by Mujibur Rahuman, the above resignation will be effective from January 20th, 2023.

Accordingly, the Secretary General also informed the Chairman of the Election Commission that the seat of Mujibur Rahuman in the Ninth Parliament is vacant in accordance with Section 64(1) of the Parliamentary Elections Act No. 1 of 1981.

It has been reported that SJB MP Mujibur Rahman has decided to step down as a member of parliament to contest for the post of Mayor of Colombo in the upcoming local government election.

 

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