Chandima Weerakkody

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The Honourable
Chandima Weerakkody
Minister of Petroleum Resources Development
Assumed office
21 September 2015
President Maithripala Sirisena
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Galle District
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1968-05-23) May 23, 1968 (age 49)
Galle, Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lanka
Political party United People's Freedom Alliance
Alma mater St. Aloysius' College (Galle)
Nalanda College, Colombo
Occupation Politics
Profession Lawyer
Website Official website

Chandima Weerakkody MP (born 23 May 1968) is Sri Lanka's Cabinet Minister of Petroleum & Petroleum Gas in 15th Parliament of Sri Lanka and Member of Parliament representing the Galle District.

He was also the Deputy Speaker of the 14th Parliament of Sri Lanka and Chairman of Committees.

He is a Lawyer by profession & was educated at St. Aloysius' College, Galle and Nalanda College Colombo.[1]


  1. ^ Young MPs make valuable contribution in Parliament, Manjula Fernando, Sunday Observer, 10 October 2010