List of Chief Ministers of Uva Province

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Chief Minister of Uva Province
Flag of the Uva Province (Sri Lanka) SVG.svg
Chamara Sampath Dassanayake

since 15 September 2015
Board of Ministers of the Uva Province
Style The Honourable
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.[1] 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.[1] The current chief minister is Chamara Sampath Dassanayake.

Chief ministers[edit]

  Sri Lanka Freedom Party   United National Party

No. Name Portrait Party Took office Left office Refs
1 Samaraweera, PercyPercy Samaraweera United National Party May 1988 June 1998 [2]
Vacant June 1998 April 1999 [2]
2 Weerawanni, NaliniNalini Weerawanni Sri Lanka Freedom Party April 1999 April 1999 [2]
3 Weerawanni, SamaraweeraSamaraweera Weerawanni Sri Lanka Freedom Party April 1999 29 October 2001 [2]
4 Buddhadasa, Aththintha MarakalageAththintha Marakalage Buddhadasa Sri Lanka Freedom Party 29 October 2001 22 July 2004 [2]
5 Soysa, Gamini Vijith VijithamuniGamini Vijith Vijithamuni Soysa Sri Lanka Freedom Party 22 July 2004 20 August 2009 [2]
6 Rajapaksa, ShasheendraShasheendra Rajapaksa Shashindra Rajapaksa.jpg Sri Lanka Freedom Party 20 August 2009 14 January 2015 [2]
7 Fernando, HarinHarin Fernando United National Party 14 January 2015 September 2015 [2][3][4][5]
8 Dassanayake, Chamara SampathChamara Sampath Dassanayake Sri Lanka Freedom Party 15 September 2015 [2][6][7][8]


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