Ferial Ashraff

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Ferial Ashraff
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Minister of Housing Construction & Industries, Education Development in Eastern Province & Irrigation Development
Minister of Housing & Common Amenities
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Ampara
In office
Personal details
Born (1953-08-20) August 20, 1953 (age 63)
Nationality Sri Lankan
Political party Sri Lanka Freedom Party
Other political
United People's Freedom Alliance
Spouse(s) M. H. M. Ashraff
Residence 399/1 Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 05
Religion Islam

Ferial Ismail Ashraff (born August 20, 1953) is a Sri Lankan politician. She was the wife of M. H. M. Ashraff, the deceased leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and the National Unity Alliance.[1] She was the Minister of Housing and Common Amenities under President Chandrika Kumaratunga.[1] She was a representative of Ampara District for the United People's Freedom Alliance in the Parliament of Sri Lanka. She resides in Colombo.

In 2010, she was appointed to the board of the National Institute of Education.[1] In 2011 she was appointed to the position of ambassador to Singapore.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "Former SL Minister Mrs. Ferial Ashraff appointed to National Institute of Education", Lankanewspapers.com, 30 December 2010, retrieved 2011-03-26
  2. ^ "New appointments in diplomatic service", Sunday Times, 6 March 2011, retrieved 2011-03-26