Minister Lakshman Yapa appointed as the SLFP Matara District Leader; Gamini Thilakasiri appointed as the Homagama electorate organizer
State Finance Minister, Lakshman Yap Abeywardana has been appointed the Matara District SLFP Leader, while Western Provincial Council Minister Gamini Thilakasiri has been appointed the Chief Organizer of Homagama electorate.
The President’s Media Unit stated today that the letters of appointment with regard to the new positions were handed over to Minister Abeywardana and PC Minister Thilakasiri today.
Earlier, MP Dallas Alahapperuma announced at a media conference that he would resign from the Matara District leadership.
In addition, MP Bandula Gunawardana also stated yesterday that he would resign from the post of Chief Organizer of the Homagama electorate.
The SLFP appointed 16 new Electoral organizers and 24 new District organizers on August 17th.
With the new appointments, several Joint Opposition representatives including nine MPs lost their organizing positions.