State Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera was  appointed as the President of the  Sri Lanka – South Korea Parliamentary Friendship Association on Thursday.

Jayasekera was not present at the meeting as he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is isolating at a Hotel in Hikkaduwa.

Matale District Parliamentarian Pramitha Bandara Tennakoon was appointed as the Secretary to the Association .

MPs   Sagara Kariyawasam,  A. Aravindh Kumar and  Sujith Sanjaya Perera were appointed as Vice Presidents of the  Association.  

Speaker Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana,Prime Minister  Mahinda Rajapaksa, Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa, and Woonjin Jeong , Ambassador for Republic of Korea  in Sri Lanka will be the Patrons of the Association.  

MPs Amarakeerthi Athukorala and  J. C. Alawathuwala were respectively appointed as the Asst. Secretary and the Treasurer of the Association.

They were appointed at the meeting of the Sri Lanka – South Korea Parliamentary Friendship Association which  took place in Parliament under the patronage of the Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardane.   Woonjin Jeong, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea and several Cabinet Ministers,

Parliamentarians Hon. Angajan Ramanathan, Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera, Hon. Eran Wickramaratne, Hon. Gunathilaka Rajapaksha, Hon. K. Kader Masthan, Hon. (Dr.) V. Radhakrishnan, Hon. (Prof.) Ranjith Bandara, Hon. Nimal Piyathissa, Hon. (Mrs.) Manjula Dissanayake, Hon. Rohana Bandara, Hon. Kins Nelson,Hon. Mayadunna Chinthaka Amal,Hon. Sampath Athukorala, Hon. Madhura Withanage, Hon. M. W. D. Sahan Pradeep Withana, Hon. Yadamini Gunawardena, Hon. (Major) Sudarshana Denipitiya, Hon. Karunadasa Kodithuwakku, Hon. Ishak Rahuman, Hon. Ali Sabri Raheem, Hon. Safiul Muthunabeen Mohamed Muszhaaraff will represent the Executive Committee.  

Jayasekera & Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva at SLFP HQ on January 1