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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2559

Biography of the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa launched

Colombo, 31 October, (Asiantribune.com):

The biography of the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa written by Punya de Silva was launched, Wednesday (30) at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH).

The first copy of the book titled ‘Chamal Rajapaksa’ was presented to President Mahinda Rajapaksa by his elder brother Chamal Rajapaksa himself.

The book, published by the D. A. Rajapaksa Foundation and authored by former Deputy Inspector General of Police Punya De Silva was launched to coincide with the Speaker's 71st birthday and twenty five years in parliament.

The keynote address was delivered by Dr. W. K. Hirimburegama, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo. Leader of the opposition Ranil Wickramasinghe and Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva also spoke at the occasion.

Religious dignitaries, Government and the Opposition Parliamentarians, Ambassadors, High Commissioners, family members and friends of the Speaker and high ranking government officials attended the ceremony.

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The first copy of the book titled ‘Chamal Rajapaksa’ was presented to President Mahinda Rajapaksa by his elder brother Chamal Rajapaksa himself.  Pix by Kushan Pathiraja (Courtesy: Daily Mirror):
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