Vajira Abeywardena

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Wajira Abeywardana
Minister of Home Affairs
Assumed office
4 September 2015
President Maithripala Sirisena
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Preceded by Joseph Michael Perera
Minister of Public Administration, Management & Reforms
In office
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Galle District
Assumed office
In office
Personal details
Born (1960-09-02) September 2, 1960 (age 57)
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lankan
Political party United National Party
Other political
United National Front
Residence No.3, 34th Lane, Queens Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka.
Alma mater Mahinda College
University of Moratuwa

Vajira Abeywardana (born September 2, 1960) is a Sri Lankan United National Party politician and a member of parliament for Galle District. He is the current cabinet Minister of Home Affairs.[1]

Abeywardana also previously served as Minister of Public Administration, Management and Reforms in the UNP government led by Ranil Wickramasinghe in 2001.[2] Vajira Abeywardana was educated at Mahinda College, Galle and University of Moratuwa. He resides in Kappetipola Mawatha, Colombo.