Ministry of Economic Development (Sri Lanka)

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Ministry of Economic Development
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Ministry overview
Formed 2010
Dissolved 2015
Superseding agency
Jurisdiction Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

The Ministry of Economic Development was a former ministry of the Government of Sri Lanka, and was a member ministry of the cabinet of Sri Lanka. It was briefly merged with several other ministries and renamed the Ministry of Policy Planning, Economics Affairs, Child, Youth and Cultural Affairs from January 2015 onwards, before being replaced by the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs in August 2015.

Ministers[edit]

Minister of Economic Development
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Appointer The President with advice of Prime Minister
Formation 23 April 2010
First holder Basil Rajapaksa
Final holder Ranil Wickremesinghe
Abolished 17 August 2015
Succession Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs
Parties

  Sri Lanka Freedom Party   United National Party

Name Portrait Party Tenure President Ministerial title
Basil Rajapaksa Basil Rajapaksa Sri Lanka Freedom Party 23 April 2010 – 9 January 2015 Mahinda Rajapaksa Minister of Economic Development
Ranil Wickremesinghe Ranil Wickremesinghe United National Party 12 January 2015 – 17 August 2015 Maithripala Sirisena Minister of Policy Planning, Economics Affairs, Child, Youth and Cultural Affairs

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