John Amaratunga

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Honourable
John Amaratunga
MP
Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs
Assumed office
4 September 2015
President Maithripala Sirisena
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Minister of Land
Assumed office
2 March 2016
President Maithripala Sirisena
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Minister of Interior
In office
2001–2003
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Gampaha District
Assumed office
1989
Personal details
Born (1940-05-21) May 21, 1940 (age 76)
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lankan
Political party United National Party
Other political
affiliations
United National Front
Residence 88 Negombo Road, Kandana
Occupation Attorney-at-Law
Religion Roman Catholic

John Anthony Emmanuel Amaratunga (Sinhala: ජෝන් ඇන්තනී එමානුවෙල් අමරතුංග) (born May 21, 1940) is a Sri Lankan politician and lawyer. He is a representative of Gampaha District for the United National Party in the Parliament of Sri Lanka. He resides in Kandana.He is the current minister Tourism Development, Christian Religious Affairs and Land in the United National Party led government. He also held the powerful ministry of Interior in the 2001-2004 United National Party government.

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