The brother of Public Security Minister Sarath Weerasekara, Venerable Buddangala Ananda Thero, has passed away. He is the older brother of Minister Sarath Weerasekara and had served as Major General Ananda Weerasekara in the Sri Lankan Army.
During the Thero’s time at the army, Major General Ananda Weerasekara served as the Commanding Officer of the North Central Province before 2007.
Venerable Buddangala Ananda Thero was 78 years at the time of his death this morning (28).
The family members said that funeral arrangements would be notified later.