List of Chief Ministers of Central Province

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Chief Minister of Central Province
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Incumbent
Sarath Ekanayake

since 18 June 2004
Board of Ministers of the Central Province
Style The Honourable
Member of Central Provincial Council
Appointer Monty Gopallawa
Inaugural holder W. M. P. B. Dissanayake
Formation 3 February 1988
Website Central Provincial Council

The Chief Minister of Central 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 Central Provincial Council who, in his opinion, commands the support of a majority of that council.[1] The current chief minister is Sarath Ekanayake.

Chief ministers[edit]

  Sri Lanka Freedom Party   United National Party

No. Name Portrait Party Took office Left office Refs
1 Dissanayake, W. M. P. B.W. M. P. B. Dissanayake United National Party 9 June 1988 June 1998 [2]
Vacant June 1998 April 1999 [2]
2 Ekanayake, SarathSarath Ekanayake Sri Lanka Freedom Party April 1999 June 1999 [2]
3 Ekanayake, NandimithraNandimithra Ekanayake Sri Lanka Freedom Party June 1999 6 November 2000 [2]
(2) Ekanayake, SarathSarath Ekanayake Sri Lanka Freedom Party 6 November 2000 30 April 2002 [2]
(1) Dissanayake, W. M. P. B.W. M. P. B. Dissanayake United National Party 30 April 2002 29 May 2003 [2]
4 Aluvihare, WasanthaWasantha Aluvihare United National Party 5 June 2003 18 July 2004 [2]
(2) Ekanayake, SarathSarath Ekanayake Sri Lanka Freedom Party 18 July 2004 [2][3][4]

Living former chief ministers[edit]

References[edit]

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