COLOMBO (NewsRadio); A gazette extraordinary has been issued declaring AHM Fowzie as a Member of Parliament for the Colombo District, to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Samagi Jana Balawegaya MP Mujibur Rahuman.
The gazette has been issued by the National Election Commission dated 24th of January 2023.
Last week, MP Mujibur Rahuman resigned from Parliament to contest the upcoming Local Authorities Election.
Accordingly, the Election Commission has declared AHM Fowzie who received the next highest preferential votes in the Colombo District under the SJB ticket as a Member of Parliament.
A seasoned politician, AHM Fowzie has held several Ministerial portfolios in multiple governments.
He has also been a member of both the United National Party and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party.