S. B. Nawinne

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S. B. Nawinne

Minister of Internal Affairs, Cultural Affairs and Wayamba Development
Assumed office
4 September 2015
PresidentMaithripala Sirisena
Prime MinisterRanil Wickremesinghe
Chief Minister of North Western Province
In office
28 January 1999 – 2002
Preceded byNimal Bandara
Succeeded byAthula Wijesinghe
Minister of Regional Infrastructure Development
Minister of Rural Industries & Self-Employment Promotion
Minister of National Languages & Social Integration
In office
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Kurunegala District
Assumed office
In office
Personal details
Born (1946-02-24) 24 February 1946 (age 73)
NationalitySri Lankan
Political partyUnited National Party
Sri Lanka Freedom Party
Other political
United People's Freedom Alliance

R. M. Seneviratne Bandara Nawinne (born 24 February 1946) is a member of United National Party and a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka. He was long time member of Sri Lanka Freedom Party but cross to the United National Party in 2015 General elections.[1] He was appointed as a cabinet minister under the National Government led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe.

Nawinne held key ministerial positions of the United People's Freedom Alliance and Peoples Alliance governments from 1994. Later in 2000 he was appointed as the Chief Minister of North Western Province


  • "S.B. NAWINNE". Directory of Members. Parliament of Sri Lanka.