Mahinda Amaraweera

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Honourable
Mahinda Amaraweera
MP
මහින්ද අමරවිර
Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development
Assumed office
4 September 2015
President Maithripala Sirisena
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Minister of Disaster Management
In office
2010 – 12 January 2015
President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Prime Minister D. M. Jayaratne
Deputy Minister of Health
In office
2010–2010
President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Prime Minister D. M. Jayaratne
Minister of Water Supply
In office
2007–2010
President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake
Deputy Minister of Urban Development & Water Supply
In office
2004–2007
President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Chandrika Kumaratunga
Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake
Mahinda Rajapaksa
General Secretary of the United People's Freedom Alliance
Assumed office
8 March 2016
Leader Maithripala Sirisena
Preceded by Wiswa Warnapala
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Hambantota District
Assumed office
2004
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for National List
In office
2001–2004
Personal details
Born (1962-02-12) February 12, 1962 (age 55)
Udayala, Angunukolapelessa
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lankan
Political party Sri Lanka Freedom Party
Other political
affiliations
United People's Freedom Alliance
Spouse(s) Dilrukshi Amaraweera (m.1996)
Children Pasan Amaraweera (b.1997)
Residence B/63 Mahagamasekara Mawatha, Colombo 07
Alma mater Vijithl Central College, Dickwella.
Occupation Politician
Religion Buddhist

Mahinda Amaraweera (Sinhala:මහින්ද අමරවීර ) (born February 12, 1962) is a Sri Lankan politician. He is the present Minister of Fisheries . He is representative of Hambantota District for the United People's Freedom Alliance in the Parliament of Sri Lanka. He's residence is in Colombo.

Birth and Education[edit]

He was born in a remote village called Udayala in Angunukolapelessa. He received his primary education at Angunukolapalessa primary school and secondary education at Vijitha Central College, Dickwella.[1]

Politics[edit]

On 8 March 2016, Amaraweera was appointed General Secretary of the United People's Freedom Alliance, which was vacated by the death of Wiswa Warnapala [2]

Family[edit]

He is married to 'Dilrukshika Amaraweera' daughter of Mr & Mrs Weerakoon from Kandy. And they have only one son 'Pasan Amaraweera' he has studied in Royal College Colombo

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