Sumedha Jayasena

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Sumedha Jayasena
Minister of Women's Affairs
In office
Minister of Women Affairs & Social Welfare
Minister of Child Development & Women's Empowerment
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
In office
2010 – 12 January 2015
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Monaragala District
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1952-07-29) July 29, 1952 (age 64)
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lankan
Political party Sri Lanka Freedom Party
Other political
United People's Freedom Alliance
Residence 113 Diyawanna Gardens, Battaramulla
Religion Buddhist

Sumedha Gunawathie Jayasena is a Sri Lankan politician, a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka and a government cabinet minister. Dr. Sumedha G. Jayasena is the Minister of Parliamentary affairs of Sri Lanka, aged 62.Sumedha G.Jyasena,has held various cabinet ministerial positions over the 25 continuous years of her political career. She has been doing an enormous service to her Constituency 'Monaragala' over the years.She contributed massively to the rehabilitation/rebuild process after the devastating 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka as the Minister of social services.

History of Sumedha.G. Jayasena's political Career[edit]

  • 1989-1994 Member of Parliament Monaragala District
  • 1994-1999 Deputy Minister of Buddhist Affairs
  • 1999-2005 Minister of Social Services
  • 2005-2010 Minister of Women's Affairs/Empowerment
  • 2010–present Minister of Parliamentary Affairs