The second commemoration ceremony of Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne was held yesterday below the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on the Ambuluwawa Biodiversity Advanced, Gampola.
The President who arrived for the commemoration ceremony paid homage to the Ambuluwawa Bo tree and later visited the Biodiversity Advanced. President Rajapaksa additionally unveiled the D.M. Jayaratne Statue and paid floral tributes to it.
D.M. Jayaratne began his political profession from the Village Council and was the thirteenth member of the Sri Lanka Freedom Occasion. He first represented Parliament in 1970 and have become a Cupboard Minister in 1994. He held a number of Ministerial Portfolios until 2010. He was the 14th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka from 2010 to 2015. Jayaratne handed away on November 19, 2019.
State Minister Anuradha Jayaratne introduced a memento to the President to mark the commemoration.
The President planted a white sandalwood sapling within the Ambuluwawa Biodiversity Advanced.
The e book Manushyathwaye Meheyuma (Operation Humanity) authored by Chalani Wasalabandara, an undergraduate scholar of the College of Peradeniya, was additionally introduced to the President.
The Maha Sangha of the Tri-Niyakas, Ministers Chamal Rajapaksa, Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Governor Lalith U. Gamage, MPs Gunathilaka Rajapaksha, Udayana Kirindigoda and members of the Ambuluwawa Board of Trustees had been additionally current.