Parliamentarian Dr. Jayalath Jayawardana passes away
UNP Deputy General Secretary, Gampaha District Parliamentarian and Chairman of the Jathika Sevaka Sangamaya Dr. Jayalath Jayawardana passed away last night.
Dr. Jayawardana was suffering from ill health during the past few years and had to undergo several surgeries and left for Singapore recently for further treatment.
Jayalath Jayawardana was born on the 16th of August 1953 and Graduated from the Colombo University. He then obtained several Postgraduate Diplomas from Russia and the US and also served as the Personal Doctor of Late President R Premadasa.
Dr. Jayawardana was first elected to Parliament in 1994 and served as the Minister of Resettlement from 2002 to 2004.