Azwer Resigned From Parliament: Seat Given To Amir Ali?

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United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian A H M Azwer has resigned from the Parliament a short while ago, Asian Mirror learns.

A H M Azwer was a National List member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka. He was a minister of Muslim Affairs for some time.

Azwer was a staunch supporter of President Mahinda Rajapaksa and a strong critique of the main opposition party. However, the reason for the Parliamentarian’s resignation is not officially announced.

Azwer has reportedly handed over his official letter of resignation to the Parliament Secretary a short while ago.

Political sources said that his seat is expected to be given to  Amir Ali, a member of Minister Rishad Bathiudeen’s party in the Eastern provincial Council.

It is learnt that All Ceylon Muslim Congress led by Rishad Bathiudeen has decided to support President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the upcoming Presidential Election.

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