M. H. Mohamed

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M. H. Mohamed
Mohamed Haniffa Mohamed.jpg
14th Speaker of the Parliament
In office
9 March 1989 – 24 June 1994
PresidentDingiri Banda Wijetunga
Ranasinghe Premadasa
Prime MinisterRanil Wickremesinghe
Dingiri Banda Wijetunga
Preceded byE. L. Senanayake
Succeeded byKiri Banda Ratnayake
Minister of Western Region Development
In office
2001–2004
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
In office
2007–2010
Preceded byWiswa Warnapala
Succeeded bySumedha G. Jayasena
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Colombo
In office
1989–2010
Mayor of Colombo
In office
1960–1962
Personal details
Born(1921-06-15)15 June 1921
Maligawatta, Colombo
Died26 April 2016(2016-04-26) (aged 94)
Colombo, Sri Lanka
NationalitySri Lankan
Political partyUnited National Party
Spouse(s)Noor Naseema
RelationsAjwad Hashim, Saaraa Hameed, Shahir Haniffa, Atheek Mohamed, Faheem Hameed, Salma Hashim, Shahima Ariff, Hafsa Haniffa, Fayyad Hameed, Mariam Ahamed.
ChildrenUmmu Haniffa, Thufa Hameed, Shaha Ariff, Shaul Mohamed, Hussain Mohamed, Hussan Mohamed, Haniffa Mohamed, Azahim Mohamed
ResidenceColombo
Alma materWesley College
ProfessionPolitician

Mohamed Haniffa Mohamed (15 June 1921 – 26 April 2016) was a Sri Lankan politician. Mohamed served as the 14th Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka as well as being a former member of Parliament and government minister. Mohamed was the first Sri Lankan Moor to hold office as Mayor of Colombo[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PARLIAMENTARY GENERAL ELECTION - 02-04-2004" (PDF). Sri Lanka Department of Elections. Retrieved 4 August 2011.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "M.H. Mohomad passes away". Daily Mirror. Retrieved 26 April 2016.