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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa underwent a minor spinal surgery at the Nawaloka Hospital on Monday and is recovering well from the procedure, health sources told Daily Mirror today.

The spinal procedure called Laminectomy which lasted for over an hour was performed by a leading orthopaedic surgeon who practices in the UK but is of Sri Lankan origin, Professor Hilali Noordeen.

According to sources, the Prime Minister and some other senior politicians have been consulting the orthopaedic surgeon and during his current visit to Sri Lanka, he had performed the surgery at the Nawaloka Hospital.

Sources said that the Prime Minister was recovering well from the procedure and will assume his official duties again soon. (Dharshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)

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  Comments - 5

  • Sasanka Wednesday, 26 January 2022 09:04 AM

    Get well soon Mr Prime minister!

    Mahila Wednesday, 26 January 2022 05:14 PM

    We Pray and hope you will be back in full form very soon. Good luck and fast recovery.

    Eri Claud Wednesday, 26 January 2022 06:46 PM

    Mahinda's son Namal saying it's a lies. Namal said that he and his father went to the a friend who was admitted in Nawaloka hospital. In the NewsWire.lk Namal said this. Shame for Namal.

    SHAMA seneviratne Wednesday, 26 January 2022 08:51 PM

    MR's name will be in history books for winning the war. His name will also go to history books as the man who ran the most corrupt political family is history. Cant blame Gota alone for the corrupt political culture. He has to function within the corrupt system his brothers and the UNP masterminded,

    Irwin Fernando Thursday, 27 January 2022 07:31 AM

    Be happy everyone, after the surgery he is going to do only KONDA KELIN WADA .

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