Shantha to fill Hizbullah’s parliamentary seat


A gazette has been published naming Shantha Bandara as a Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP).

He will fill the parliamentary seat left vacant by the resignation of former MP M. L. A. M. Hizbullah.

Hizbullah was recently appointed as the new governor of the Eastern Province and accordingly, prior to the appointment he had handed over his resignation from his post as a Member of Parliament.