List of Chief Ministers of Western Province

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Chief Minister of Western Province
Western Province Flag (SRI LANKA).png
Incumbent
Isura Devapriya

since 8 September 2015
Board of Ministers of the Western Province
Style The Honourable
Member of Western Provincial Council
Appointer K. C. Logeswaran
Inaugural holder Susil Moonesinghe
Formation 3 February 1988
Website Western Provincial Council

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

Chief ministers[edit]

  Sri Lanka Freedom Party   United National Party

No. Name Portrait Party Took office Left office Refs
1 Moonesinghe, SusilSusil Moonesinghe United National Party 9 June 1988 16 March 1993 [2]
2 Kumaratunga, ChandrikaChandrika Kumaratunga Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga As The President of Sri Lanka.jpg Sri Lanka Freedom Party 21 May 1993 21 August 1994 [2]
3 Rajapaksa, MorrisMorris Rajapaksa Sri Lanka Freedom Party 22 August 1994 11 July 1995 [2]
4 Premajayanth, SusilSusil Premajayanth Susil Premajayanth.jpg Sri Lanka Freedom Party 13 July 1995 June 1998 [2]
Vacant June 1998 April 1999 [2]
(4) Premajayanth, SusilSusil Premajayanth Susil Premajayanth.jpg Sri Lanka Freedom Party April 1999 9 November 2000 [2]
5 Cooray, ReginaldReginald Cooray Sri Lanka Freedom Party 9 November 2000 22 June 2005 [2]
6 Mendis, NandanaNandana Mendis Sri Lanka Freedom Party 22 June 2005 3 July 2005 [2]
(5) Cooray, ReginaldReginald Cooray Sri Lanka Freedom Party 3 July 2005 4 May 2009 [2]
7 Ranatunga, PrasannaPrasanna Ranatunga Sri Lanka Freedom Party 4 May 2009 1 September 2015 [2][3][4]
8 Devapriya, IsuraIsura Devapriya Sri Lanka Freedom Party 8 September 2015 [2][5][6][7]

Living former chief ministers[edit]

References[edit]

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