Former Minister Suranimala Rajapaksha Passes Away

Published: 04:06 GMT, Mar 14, 2016 |

Former Minister of School Education Suranimala Rajapaksha has passed away at the age of 67.

His relatives said that he passed away this morning (March 14th) while receiving treatment at a private hospital.

Suranimala Rajapaksa who was a father of 2 was 68 years at the time of his demise.

He was a Member of Parliament from 1994 and served as the Minister for School Education from December 2001 to April 2004.

Former Minister Suranimala Rajapaksa served as a special representative of the Prime Minister at the time of his demise.

Relatives of the former minister said that his remains are due to be brought to his residence in Hanwella.