EWC Associate Sri Ranga Jeyaratnam was elected as Member of Parliament in Sri Lanka this April 2010. Mr. Sri Ranga participated in the 18th New Generation Seminar held in Honolulu, Youngstown and Washington D.C. during September and October of 2008.
The 2010 Sri Lankan parliamentary election was held on April 8 and April 20, 2010, to elect 225 members to Sri Lanka’s 14th Parliament. 14,088,500 Sri Lankans were eligible to vote in the election at 11,102 polling stations. It was the first general election held in Sri Lanka following the conclusion of the 30 year long civil war.