Sri Lanka’s President appoints more advisors

Jun 11, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s former Prime Ministers, Ratnasiri Wickremanayake and D. M. Jayaratne were appointed as senior political advisors to the President, a statement said.

Wickremanayake, is currently a Member of Parliament and served as the Prime Minister from August 2000 to December 2001, during the regime of the People’s Alliance Government and again from November 2005 to April 2010 during the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Government.

Jayaratne, served as Prime Minister of the Island from April 2010 to January 2015, the statement from the Presidents Media office said.

The President made these appointments Thursday at Presidential Secretariat.