SJB suspends party membership of Harin Fernando and Manusha Nanayakkara


COLOMBO (News 1st); The Samagi Jana Balavegaya has decided to suspend the party membership of Harin Fernando and Manusha Nanayakkara who secured Cabinet posts on Friday (20).

The Samagi Jana Balavegaya announced earlier that it would initiate disciplinary action against its members who obtained ministerial positions in the government led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickrmesinghe.

SJB MP Lakshman Kiriella told parliament that it was against the policy of the Samagi Jana Balavegaya and its alliance to join the government.

“We decided to engage positively with the government from the opposition, without joining the government,” the MP said on Friday (20).

SJB MPs Harin Fernando and Manusha Nanayakkara secured ministerial posts on Friday (20).

Harin Fernando was sworn in as the new Minister of Tourism and Lands.

Manusha Nanayakkara has been sworn in as the new Minister of Labor and Overseas Employment.


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