Sarath Ekanayake

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Sarath Ekanayake
2nd, 4th & 7th Chief Minister of Central Province
Assumed office
18 June 2004
Preceded by Wasantha Aluvihare
In office
6 November 2000 – 30 April 2002
Preceded by Nandimithra Ekanayake
Succeeded by W. M. P. B. Dissanayake
In office
April 1999 – June 1999
Preceded by Vacant
Succeeded by Nandimithra Ekanayake
Personal details
Born Sri Lanka
Political party Sri Lanka Freedom Party

Sarath Ekanayake is the 7th and current Chief Minister of the Central Province of Sri Lanka. He previously served as the 2nd and 4th Chief Minister of Central Province between in April and June 1999 and again between November 2000 and April 2002 and has been the Chief Minister since 2004 in the current tenure.[1] He belongs to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and is part of the United People's Freedom Alliance. He is also the president of the Sri Lanka Basketball Federation.[2][3]