Honorable Dinesh Gunawardena, who became the 32nd Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, arrived in Parliament for the first time after assuming the position.
Ministers including the new Leader of the House Minister Hon. Susil Premajayantha, Chief Government Whip Hon. Prasanna Ranatunga, Hon. Yadamini Gunawardena, Member of Parliament, Mr. Anura Dissanayake, Secretary to the Prime Minister, Harsha Wijewardana, Secretary to the Leader of the House and Additional Secretary to the Prime Minister, Chaminda Kularatne, Secretary to the Chief Government Whip and Additional Secretary to the President, received the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena then arrived to the Prime Minister’s office located in the Parliament, where he was received by several Members of Parliament including Hon. Vasudeva Nanayakkara, Hon. (Dr.) Bandula Gunawardana, Hon. Nimal Lanza, Hon. Sisira Jayakody, and Hon. (Dr.) Gayashan Nawananda who were present to convey their wishes to the new Prime Minister. Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake, Chief of Staff and Deputy Secretary General Kushani Rohanadeera, Assistant Secretary General Tikiri Jayathilake and Sergeant-At- Arms Narendra Fernando were also present on this occasion.