Former Speaker W.J.M. Lokubandara dies | Daily News

Former Speaker W.J.M. Lokubandara dies

Former Speaker W.J.M.Lokubandara passed away yesterday at the Infectious Diseases Hospital while being treated for COVID-19. He was 81.

Lokubandara was Speaker from 2004 to 2010 and Governor of the Sabaragamuwa Province from 2010 to 2015.

He is a lawyer by profession, and is also an author of several books and a songwriter. Lokubandara held several ministries in several governments before his appointment as the Speaker.