Ruling Party MP Mahinda Samarasinghe tenders resignation

SLPP Kalutara District MP Mahinda Samarasinghe has tendered resignation to his parliamentary membership, leaving one seat vacant in Parliament. The matter has been briefed to the Election Commission by Parliament Secretary General Dhammika Dissanayake.

The letter dates today (25) confirming his resignation.

Samarasinghe was speculated to be preparing for the post of Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States and Mexico and was preparing to tender resignation to the parliamentary membership.

The former MP is set to leave for the US in the next few days, according to sources.

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