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A.H.M. Azwer passes away

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Former Minister and UPFA National List MP A.H.M. Azwer passed away at the age of 80 at a private hospital in Colombo today.

Mr. Azwer was a journalist and a teacher before pursuing a career in politics.

He started as a member of the LSSP in 1950, A UNP member in 1955 and then joined the SLFP in 2008.

He took oath as a Memeber of Parliament on February 17, 1989.

  Comments - 13

  • Snowy Tuesday, 29 August 2017 11:09 PM

    Point of order. We will miss you Sir!

    GH Tuesday, 29 August 2017 11:45 PM

    A corrupt Politician is no more with us.

    Constituent Wednesday, 30 August 2017 09:23 AM

    If you do not know the truth just do not insult a sincere person saying corrupt politician. He is not a corrupt politician, he has not done rackets, or lived with public money. Foolish people just say what come to their tongue without really knowing the facts of a person. He never misused his position or office for corrupt things, but you people shield the real culprits and corrupt politicians. Do not tarnish the image of a Gentleman Politician.

    Rasheed Wednesday, 30 August 2017 10:21 AM

    He is not a corrupt Politicians but he was opportunist, to safe guard his position he will do anything. When Muslims are attached he said to the International Community that it is rumour and Katta Katha.

    lion Wednesday, 30 August 2017 05:04 AM

    WE respect the dead person, but the fact remains that what these people have done to this country except they enjoy their life at the cost of the poor man on the street. This is the truth how ever much it is bitter.

    robert Wednesday, 30 August 2017 05:53 AM

    Rest in peace, I salute a Teacher.

    Nihal Amarasekera Wednesday, 30 August 2017 08:09 AM

    My condolence. Being in LSSP in 1950s' is of enough proof of the man he was. Multi-faceted. Wednesday, 30 August 2017 08:25 AM

    Good if all politicians realise they wont live forever!!

    Casanova Wednesday, 30 August 2017 09:35 AM

    He would have been a better person if he had remained as a Teacher. Hope the Almighty forgive him.

    Abu Umar Wednesday, 30 August 2017 12:26 PM

    "He started as a member of the LSSP in 1950" !!- Can't be. He would have been just 13 then if he was 80 at the time of his demise.May be he showed the way for Chathura Seneratne..

    Rajan Wednesday, 30 August 2017 02:39 PM

    We must respect the dead. But, how unethically they behaved to curry favour and score browny points will not be forgotten. May he rest in peace !

    Lost Lankan Wednesday, 30 August 2017 04:16 PM

    He is no more. Please therefore do not say any negative comments which should said during his living era. What is whole purpose of saying to contrast than to say RIP.

    Raf Hansen Thursday, 31 August 2017 03:05 AM

    R.I.P.One of the Best Baby sitters in Sri Lankan political histroy.

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