Reginald Cooray passes away

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Former Minister and Governor Reginald Cooray has passed away after a sudden illness.

He was 75 years old at the time of his demise.

Sri Lanka Freedom Party Kalutara District organizer and former Chief Minister of Western Province was taken to hospital yesterday (12th) after suffering a sudden heart attack during a meeting at a hotel in Wadduwa.

The former Chief Minister has been admitted to Panadura Base Hospital and since his condition was serious, steps have been taken to transfer him to Kalutara Teaching Hospital by ambulance.

It was reported that the discussions have taken place regarding the upcoming local government elections and the selection of candidates.

He has served as a Member of Parliament for Kalutara District and has held several ministerial portfolios.

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