Dayasiri gets SLFP membership

Former UNP MP Dayasiri Jayasekera formally joined the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) after meeting President Mahinda Rajapaksa late this evening.
Jayasekera, who resigned from the UNP and parliament to contest the provincial council elections with the government, met President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees.
Several senior government Ministers also attended the meeting at Temple Trees and the President later handed him the SLFP membership letter. (Colombo Gazette)