Amara Piyaseeli Ratnayake

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Hon.
Amara Piyaseeli Ratnayake
MP
9th Governor of North Western Province
In office
23 January 2015 – 11 April 2018
President Maithripala Sirisena
Preceded by Tissa Balalla
Succeeded by K. C. Logeswaran
Minister of Women’s Affairs
In office
2001–2004
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Kurunegala District
In office
1989–2010
Personal details
Nationality Sri Lankan
Political party United National Party
Other political
affiliations
United National Front

Ratnayake Mudiyanselage Amara Piyaseeli Ratnayake is a Sri Lankan politician and was the 9th Governor of the North Western Province. She was a former member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka and a former government minister, being the Minister of Woman's affairs in the 2001-2004 United National Party government.[1][2] She is a longstanding MP of the United National Party for the Wariyapola Electorate. She entered politics from Kurunegala after her husband's death.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Parliament of Sri Lanka - Handbook of Parliament". Archived from the original on 26 November 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Nine women elected to 13th Parliament". Daily News. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Tissa Balalla
Governor of the North Western Province
2015–2018
Succeeded by
K. C. Logeswaran