Former UNP Minister Harold Herath passed away at
a private hospital in Colombo yesterday. He was 75.
He entered Parliament winning the Nattandiya
electorate in 1977 and held ministerial portfolios till 2001. He
served as Minister of Justice, Foreign and Coconut Development
and represented Puttalam district till 2001. He was father of
three and his wife is former Provincial Council member Gwen
Herath. His Remains lie at his residence at Mudukatuwa in
Marawila. Burial will take place at St. Stephen Church’s burial
grounds at 3.00 pm on Sunday (2).