Basil Rajapaksa appointed SLFP national organizer

Thursday, 28 February 2013 - 8:28



Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa has been appointed as the National Organizer of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party at the central committee meeting, sources said.


The unanimous decision was taken at the central committee meeting held under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday.


The post of National Organizer fell vacant following the death of former Minister Anuruddha Ratwatte.


Basil Rajapaksa was unanimously appointed as the National Organizer after his name was proposed by Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and ratified by Sarath Amunugama.