Minister of Land M.K.D.S. Gunawardena passed away yesterday at a private hospital. He was 69 years old.
Gunawardena was a longstanding member of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party.
He resigned from his deputy minister post in 2014 when former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was in office and joined the campaign to support Maithripala Sirisena in the presidential election. (Colombo Gazette)