Former Speaker and Minister M.H. Mohamed passed away at the age of 95 at a private hospital this morning.
He was the fourteenth Speaker of Parliament from 1989 to 1994, the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs from 2007 to 2010 in the President Mahinda Rajapaksa government and also the Minister of Western Region Development from 2001 to 2004 under the UNF government.
He was the Mayor of Colombo from 1960 to 1962.
The late Minister was a past pupil of Wesley College Colombo.