Former British Prime Minister and current UN Envoy for Education Gordon Brown in conversation with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe  and his wife  Maithree, at the ongoing World Economic Forum being held in Davos-Klosters in Switzerland.

JHU asks Ven. Rathana

to give up UNP NL slot


* Speculation rife of possible legal action against the Thera

By Shamindra Ferdinando

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) has requested Ven. Athureliya Rathana thera to give up his National List seat.

A senior party spokesperson told The Island that the party expected Ven. Rathana to quit in the wake of his controversial decision to function as an independent MP.

Asked whether the Ven thera had consulted party regarding ....

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