United National Party Parliamentarian Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena has passed away .
The Parliamentarian has died in Singapore yesterday, while he was under treatment at a hospital there.
Elected to parliament in 1994 representing the United National Party, Jayawardena was known for his strong loyalty to the UNP.
He once held the cabinet portfolio of Minister of Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Refugees during the UNP regime which came to power in early 2000’s.
Jayawardena who was 59 years of age at the time of his demise was a medical doctor.
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