Thalatha Atukorale

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Thalatha Atukorale
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Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare
Assumed office
12 January 2015
President Maithripala Sirisena
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Preceded by Dilan Perera
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Ratnapura District
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1963-05-30) May 30, 1963 (age 53)
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lankan
Political party United National Party
Other political
United National Front
Residence 231/1 Stanly Thilakeratne Mawatha, Nugegoda
Profession Attorney-at-Law
Religion Buddhist

Thalatha Atukorale (born May 30, 1963) is a Sri Lankan politician and a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka. Mrs. Atukorala was appointed as the cabinet minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare by President Maithripala Sirisena on January 12, 2015. She is the sister of Late Gamini Atukorale, Former Minister and Assistant leader of the United National Party.

Mrs. Atukorale came into active politics in 2004, after the death of her brother Gamini Atukorale a former cabinet minister and assistant leader of the United National Party. She won a seat in the parliament at the 2004, 2010 and the 2015 elections from Rathnapura district.

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