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Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena

Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena
Cabinet Minister of
Investment Promotion
Assumed office
Former Minister of Media, Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Minister of Foreign Employment Welfare
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Matara District
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1955-06-07) June 7, 1955
Nationality Sri Lankan
Political party United People's Freedom Alliance
Residence Lakmini Sanda,
Beragama, Makandura,
Matara, Sri Lanka.
Alma mater St. Servatius College, Matara
Religion Buddhist

Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena (born June 7, 1955) is a Sri Lankan politician. He is the current cabinet minister of Investment Promotion in President Mahinda Rajapakse's Government. He is a representative of Matara District for the United People's Freedom Alliance in the Parliament of Sri Lanka, to which he has been elected in 13 consecutive general elections. He was formerly Minister of Media, Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Minister of Foreign Employment Welfare.

Abeywardana was born in 1955 to a prominent political family in Matara District, in Southern Province, where his father held local and provincial leadership positions. He was educated at St. Servatius College, Matara.

Abeywardana has been a proponent of various micro-level development programs to enable the people to improve their quality of life. He is the Chairman of the Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana Foundation.

Abeywardana resides in Colombo. He is married and has three sons.


External links

  • "LAKSHMAN YAPA ABEYWARDENA". Directory of Members.  

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