Dr. Harsha De Silva Appointed To COPE As Ranjan Ramanayake's Replacement: Speaker Informs House

Parliamentarian Dr. Hasha de Silva has been appointed a member of COPE replacing Ranjan Ramanayake.

Ramanayake has lost his MP seat due to his conviction for contempt of court.

Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena informed Parliament today that Dr. Harsha de Silva has been nominated as Ramanayake's replacement.

De Silva has represented Parliament since 2010 and is widely respected as an economist.

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