Anura Priyadharshana Yapa

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Anura Priyadharshana Yapa

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General Secretary Sri Lanka Freedom Party
In office
22 November 2014 – 14 August 2015
LeaderMaithripala Sirisena
Mahinda Rajapakse
Preceded byMaithripala Sirisena
Succeeded byDuminda Dissanayake
Minister of Disaster Management
In office
4 September 2015 – 12 April 2018
PresidentMaithripala Sirisena
Prime MinisterRanil Wickremesinghe
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Kurunegala District
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1959-01-18) 18 January 1959 (age 61)
Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
NationalitySri Lanka
Political partySri Lanka Freedom Party
Other political
United People's Freedom Alliance
(2004 - Present)
People's Alliance
(1994 - 2004)
Alma materNalanda College Colombo

Yapa Appuhamilage Anura Priyadharshana (known as Anura Priyadharshana Yapa born 18 January 1959) MP former Cabinet Minister of Disaster Management in 15th Parliament of Sri Lanka. Anura Priyadharshana Yapa is also the General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. He was also Sri Lanka's former Cabinet Minister of Petroleum and a Member of Parliament representing the Kurunegala District.

He is a Lawyer by profession & was educated at Nalanda College

See also[edit]


  • "Biographies of Present Members". Archived from the original on 2010-03-24.