The remains of deceased UNP MP Jayalath Jayawardhana were brought to the island this dawn.
Our Airport reporter said that the remains were flown to the country by a special plane belonging to the Emirates Airlines.
He said further that UNP General Secretary Thiss Attanayake and a group of family members had gathered at the airport to receive the remains.
A family relative told our news team that by now the remains are laid at a private funeral parlour in Colombo.
The MP had passed away while undergoing treatment in a hospital in Singapore.
The funeral of the late MP is scheduled to be held on June 3rd.
The remains of the late parliamentarian taken to the MP’s home at Weligampitiya in Ja-ela this dawn, will be kept there for public respect till Monday morning.
Subsequently the remains of MP Jayalath Jayawardhana are scheduled to be taken to the Weligampitiya Catholic church and buried at the Weligampitiya Catholic cemetery after the performing of religious rites.