It is said that he has been given the post due to his membership in Viyath Maga and he has admitted this to the media.
It is reported that the former Director of the Kurunegala Hospital Dr. Sarath Weerabandara has lodged a complaint with the Health Ministry against Dr. Thushara Ratnayake holding a Director position while performing duties as a doctor.
However, the Ministry of Health states that the Ministry has not received such a complaint.
The Ministry of Health says that an investigation will be carried out, even though there had not been a formal complaint.
Meanwhile, it has been revealed that three more doctors in the Kurunegala District are holding the posts of directors of state institutions.
It is said that all of them represent the GMOA.