Published On : Wed, Dec 28th, 2016

Saturday declared day of mourning for ex-PMs funeral

Saturday December 31 has been declared a day of mourning as a mark of respect for the funeral of former Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake.

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to conduct the funeral of the former Prime Minister with full state patronage.

At the time of his death Mr. Ratnasiri Wickremanayake was serving as a Senior Advisor to the President.

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