Kamal Karunanayake

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The Honourable
Kamal Karunanayake
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former Member of Parliament
Personal details
Born (1937-04-29)April 29, 1937
Minuwangoda, Sri Lanka
Died 18 November 2006
Nationality Sri Lanka
Political party United People's Freedom Alliance
Alma mater Nalanda College Colombo
Occupation Politics
Profession Professor in Economics

Professor Kamal Karunanayake was a former MP, who represented the People's Alliance as a National List MP from 1989 to 1994.

After Karunanayake was educated at Nalanda College Colombo and obtained a BA (Hons) degree in Economics from the Peradeniya University in 1962. He received a doctorate from the Birmingham University in England in 1969. In 2002 he retired as the Professor of Economics and the Director of the Centre for Development Studies at the University of Kelaniya.

Since November 2006, he served as the Senior Presidential Advisor in Economics contributing to the formulation of the Mahinda Chintana policy.