Local News | Colombo: Premalal Jayasekara, who was elected to the Ninth Parliament of Sri Lanka from Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna representing Ratnapura District, was sworn in as a Member of Parliament before the Speaker of Parliament Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena today (08). He then signed the member roll kept by the Secretary-General of Parliament.
He, who came second in the Ratnapura District with 104,237 preferential votes at the recent General Election, was sworn in as a Member of Parliament at the commencement of Parliamentary business for the day.
He has previously served as the Minister of Rural Industries and as the Deputy Minister of River Basin & Rajarata Development, Deputy Minister of Power & Energy and Deputy Minister of Rural Industries and Self Employment. More Local News