Death of ex-minister Sirisena Cooray
Former minister Sirisena Cooray passed away this morning (30), aged 90 years.
He had been receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo at the time of his death.
Mr. Cooray had served as the Colombo mayor from 1979 to 1989, before entering parliament.
He was the housing and construction minister in the Ranasinghe Premadasa government.
He had also served as general secretary of the United National Party.