Apr 02, 2017

Ranil's political biography launch

‘Ranil Wickremesinghe - A Political Biography', written by business personality Dinesh Weerakkody, will be launched on 04 April at the BMICH in Colombo.

President Maithripala Sirisena, prime minister Wickremesinghe and speaker Karu Jayasuriya will participate.

On the occasion, Indian politician, diplomat and award-winning author Dr. Shashi Tharoor will deliver the key note address on Sri Lanka’s balancing act between India and China.

Wickremesinghe, born on 24 March 1949, has been the prime minister of Sri Lanka four times.

The longest serving leader of the UNP, since 1994, he has also been an elected MP for Colombo since 1977.

The book is dedicated to the late Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera and others.

Proceeds of sale of the book will be donated to the national kidney foundation.