Businessman Lalith Kotelawala (84 years), former Chairman of Ceylinco Consolidated & founding Chairman of Seylan Bank passed away while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo reports adaderana.

Deshmanya Deshabandu Jeewaka Lalith Bhupendra Kotelawala was a Sri Lankan businessman, listed in 2007 Sri Lanka Richest List. He was remanded for the misappropriation of 26 billion rupees of investments from the failed Golden Key Credit Company.