Ameer Ali Shihabdeen

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Ameer Ali Sihabdeen

Minister of Disaster Relief Services
In office
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Batticaloa District
Assumed office
17 August 2015
In office
2 April 2004 – 9 February 2010
Personal details
Ammer Ali Seyed Mohammad Sihabdeen

(1961-03-09) 9 March 1961 (age 58)
Oddamavadi, Sri Lanka
NationalitySri Lankan
Political partyUnited National Party
Spouse(s)Hayrunnisa Ameer Ali
ResidenceColombo, Sri Lanka
Alma materSri Lanka Law College
ProfessionTeacher, Lawyer

Ammer Ali Seyed Mohammad Sihabdeen (born 20 December 1961) is a Sri Lankan politician, a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka[1] and a Deputy Minister of Rural Economic Affairs.[2] Ameer Ali is married and has three sons.[3]

At the 13th parliamentary elections in April 2004 he was elected to parliament as a member for Batticaloa. He served as the Non-Cabinet Minister of Disaster Relief Services from 2007 until February 2010. Sihabdeen failed to get re-elected at the subsequent parliamentary elections in 2010.

In 2012 Sihabdeen was elected to the 2nd Eastern Provincial Council, representing United People's Freedom Alliance in the Batticaloa Electoral District.[4]

At the 15th parliamentary elections, held in August 2015, he was re-elected as a member for Batticaloa, representing the All Ceylon Makkal Congress. After his election he was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Rural Economic Affairs.


  1. ^ "Hon. Ameer Ali Shihabdeen, M.P." Parliament of Sri Lanka. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Ministry of Rural Economy, Sri Lanka". Office of the Cabinet of Ministers. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  3. ^ "India breathes easy after Sri Lanka calls off hostilitie". Times of India. 28 April 2009. Retrieved 3 August 2011.
  4. ^ "General Government Notifications - Provincial Councils Election Act, No. 2 OF 1988 - Eastern Province Provincial Council" (PDF). The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. 17 September 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 12 March 2018.