Wasantha Aluwihare

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Wasantha Aluwihare

Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Matale District
Assumed office
8 April 2010
State Minister of Agriculture
Assumed office
4 September 2015
PresidentMaithripala Sirisena
Prime MinisterRanil Wickremesinghe
Deputy Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment
In office
12 January 2015 – 4 September 2015
PresidentMaithripala Sirisena
Prime MinisterRanil Wickremesinghe
Chief Minister of the Central Province of Sri Lanka
In office
2001–2004
PresidentChandrika Kumaratunge
Prime MinisterRanil Wickremesinghe
Personal details
Born (1962-07-16) 16 July 1962 (age 57)
NationalitySri Lankan
Political partyUnited National Party

Wasantha Aluwihare (born 16 July 1962) is a Sri Lankan politician from Matale and a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka belonging to the United National Party. He is the current State Minister of Agriculture in the United National Party led unity government, He was earlier the Chief Minister of the Central Province of Sri Lanka.[1] He is the son of Alick Aluwihare and brother of Ranjith Aluwihare.[2][3] He also served as the Deputy Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment before given the state ministry.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sri Lankan Provinces from 1988". www.worldstatesmen.org. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Family jewels on parade in new parliament". The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). 23 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Wasantha Aluwihare at helm of MDSDC". Daily News. 12 May 2017. Retrieved 18 April 2018.

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