Ready to say goodbye to Speaker post: Karu Jayasuriya

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Feb 08, 2020 (LBO) – Karu Jayasuriya says that he is ready to say goodbye to the post of Speaker and urged the people to appoint persons who can be called Honorable Members of Parliament for the next five years.

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya visited the Chief Prelates of the Malwatte and Asgiriya this morning to present the original of his biography to the Mahanayakes.

Speaking to the Mahanayake Thera, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said that he was very satisfied with the five years as the Speaker and for the hard work of defending democracy.

“For the last five years, and in my whole political life, I never bought new vehicles for myself. I used the official vehicle used by former Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa for the past five years and I wore the official jacket tailored to former Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa for the past five years.”