Vincent Perera

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Hon.
Vincent Perera
10th Chief Government Whip
In office
18 February 1989 – 7 April 1993
President J. R. Jayewardene
Ranasinghe Premadasa
Succeeded by Wimal Wickremasinghe
In office
23 July 1987 – 15 February 1989
President J. R. Jayewardene
In office
7 September 1978 – 6 July 1987
President J. R. Jayewardene
Preceded by Kiri Banda Ratnayake
12th Minister of Justice (Sri Lanka)
In office
1989–1990
President Ranasinghe Premadasa
Preceded by Nissanka Wijeyeratne
Succeeded by Abdul Cader Shahul Hameed
Minister of Environment (Sri Lanka)
In office
? – ?
President Ranasinghe Premadasa
2nd Minister of Sports (Sri Lanka)
In office
23 July 1977 – 1988
President J. R. Jayewardene
Preceded by Kiri Banda Ratnayake
Succeeded by Nanda Mathew
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
In office
23 July 1977 – ?
President J. R. Jayewardene
Mayor of Colombo
In office
1970–1973
Preceded by Jabir A. Cader
Succeeded by A. H. M. Fowzie
In office
1965–1966
Preceded by V. A. Sugathadasa
Succeeded by Jabir A. Cader
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Colombo
In office
1989–1994
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Colombo North
In office
1977–1989
Preceded by V. A. Sugathadasa
Succeeded by Electoral District Abolished
Personal details
Born (1918-09-21)21 September 1918
Died 7 April 1993(1993-04-07) (aged 74)
Political party United National Party
Occupation Clerk

Mathew Vincent Perera (21 September 1918 - 7 April 1993) was a Sri Lankan statesman. He served in multiple cabinet positions and government posts. Perera was also Mayor of Colombo twice.[1][2]

Perera was one the wounded in the 1987 grenade attack in the Sri Lankan Parliament.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wagista, Kumaradasa. "Century of caring for Colombo". Sunday Times. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  2. ^ Mudliyar. "Threat to Criminal Justice from hasty legislation". Sunday Times. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Sinhalese Terrorists Blamed for Sri Lanka Parliament Attack". Los Angeles Times. 19 August 1987. Retrieved 30 December 2013.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kiri Banda Ratnayake
Chief Government Whip
1978–1993
Succeeded by
Wimal Wickremasinghe
Preceded by
Nissanka Wijeyeratne
Minister of Justice
1989–1990
Succeeded by
Abdul Cader Shahul Hameed
Preceded by
?
Minister of Environment
?–?
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Kiri Banda Ratnayake
Minister of Sports
1977–1988
Succeeded by
Nanda Mathew
Preceded by
?
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
1977–?
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Jabir A. Cader
Mayor of Colombo
1970–1973
Succeeded by
A. H. M. Fowzie
Preceded by
V. A. Sugathadasa
Mayor of Colombo
1965–1966
Succeeded by
Jabir A. Cader