Former Minister Sirisena Cooray passes away
Former Minister Bulathsinhalage Sirisena Cooray passed away at the age of 90, while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo this morning.
He served as the Colombo Mayor from 1979 to 1989. He was elected to Parliament in 1989 from Colombo and represented Parliament till 1994.
He was appointed the Housing and Construction Minister in the Cabinet of late President R. Premadasa. He had also served as General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) during the tenure of Party Leader Ranasinghe Premadasa.