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Ranjan accepts new position as goodwill ambassador for migrant workers

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Upon his release from prison earlier today (Aug 26), former MP Ranjan Ramanayake accepted a new position as a goodwill ambassador to promote the welfare of Sri Lankan migrant workers, says Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment Manusha Nanayakkara.

This is a voluntary position to make use of Ramanayake’s tacit knowledge in the area of foreign employment, Minister Nanayakkara said further in a tweet.

In a letter sent to Ramanayake, Minister Nanayakkara recalled his role in “promoting foreign employment while safeguarding the rights of migrant workers all over the world.”

The lawmaker said he is of the view that an individual of Ramanayake’s calibre should continue to serve the people of Sri Lanka.

In his capacity as the Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment, the lawmaker offered Ramanayake a position as a goodwill ambassador to promote and service the welfare aspect of Sri Lankan migrant workers globally.

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