List of Chief Ministers of Uva Province
|Chief Minister of Uva Province|
|Board of Ministers of the Uva Province|
|Member of||Uva Provincial Council|
|Appointer||M. P. Jayasinghe|
|Inaugural holder||M. S. Amarasiri|
|Formation||3 February 1988|
|Website||Uva Provincial Council|
The Chief Minister of Uva Province, Sri Lanka is the head of the provincial board of ministers, a body which aids and advices the governor, the head of the provincial government, in the exercise of his executive power. The governor appoints as chief minister the member of the Uva Provincial Council who, in his opinion, commands the support of a majority of that council. The current chief minister is Chamara Sampath Dassanayake.
|No.||Name||Portrait||Party||Took office||Left office||Refs|
|1||Samaraweera, PercyPercy Samaraweera||United National Party||May 1988||June 1998|||
|Vacant||June 1998||April 1999|||
|2||Weerawanni, NaliniNalini Weerawanni||Sri Lanka Freedom Party||April 1999||April 1999|||
|3||Weerawanni, SamaraweeraSamaraweera Weerawanni||Sri Lanka Freedom Party||April 1999||29 October 2001|||
|4||Buddhadasa, Aththintha MarakalageAththintha Marakalage Buddhadasa||Sri Lanka Freedom Party||29 October 2001||22 July 2004|||
|5||Soysa, Gamini Vijith VijithamuniGamini Vijith Vijithamuni Soysa||Sri Lanka Freedom Party||22 July 2004||20 August 2009|||
|6||Rajapaksa, ShasheendraShasheendra Rajapaksa||Sri Lanka Freedom Party||20 August 2009||14 January 2015|||
|7||Fernando, HarinHarin Fernando||United National Party||14 January 2015||September 2015|||
|8||Dassanayake, Chamara SampathChamara Sampath Dassanayake||Sri Lanka Freedom Party||15 September 2015|||
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