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Geetha sacked as Co-Chairman of the Galle District Coordination Committee

Galle District UPFA and SLFP MP Geetha Kumarasinghe, the recently sacked Bentara-Elpitiya electoral organizer, has also been relieved of her position as Co-Chairman of the Galle District Coordination Committee.

The controversial MP has been replaced by UPFA / SLFP Galle District MP and Minister of Petroleum and Petroleum Gas, Chandima Weerakkody with the appointment being ratified by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday. 

Weerakkody, who is also currently the Co-Chairman of the Imaduwa and Habaraduwa Coordination Committee, will also function as the Co-Chairman of the SLFP Regional Coordination Committees of Bope, Poddala, Akmeemana, Welivitiya and Diwithura respectively.

Meanwhile, MP Kumarasinghe has been relieved of her Co-Chairmanship of the Coordination Committees of Bentota, Elpitiya and Hikkaduwa. That position has been given to Chief Minister of the Southern Province Shan Wijeyalal de Silva on the orders of the President.