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U.B. Wijekoon no more

12 June 2016 12:45 pm - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former Minister and Ambassador, U.B.Wijekoon has died at the age of 79 at the Kandy Hospital today.

Wijekoon was the District Minister for Jaffna during President J.R. Jayawardene’s tenure.

Born in Welimada, Wijekoon received his degree from Peredeniya University.  He was the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia in 2003.

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  • Miyuru Monday, 13 June 2016 02:55 PM

    He was a gentleman unlike today's politicians. May he attain nibbana!

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