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Sarath Amunugama (politician)

Sarath Amunugama
Cabinet Minister of Irrigation & Water Resources Management
In office
Cabinet Minister of Finance
Cabinet Minister of Public Administration & Home Affairs
Cabinet Minister Enterprise Development & Investment Promotion
In office
Deputy Minister of Finance & Planning
Assumed office
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Kandy District
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1939-07-10) July 10, 1939
Nationality Sri Lankan
Political party Sri Lanka Freedom Party
Other political
United People's Freedom Alliance
Residence 50/1, Siripa Road,
Colombo 05, Sri Lanka.
Occupation Civil servant
Religion Buddhist

Sarath Leelananda Bandara Amunugama (Sinhala:සරත් ලීලානන්ද බණඩාර අමුනුගම), MP, SLAS (born July 10, 1939) is a Sri Lankan politician and civil servant. He was the Cabinet Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs and Deputy Minister of Finance and Planning until April 2010. He is a Member of Parliament from the Kandy District (Mahanuwara) for the United People's Freedom Alliance in the Parliament of Sri Lanka.

He studied at the Trinity College, Kandy and graduated from the University of Ceylon.[1] He joined the prestigious Ceylon Civil Service (CCS) in its last intake of cadets in 1962. Following the disestablishment of the CCS he was transferred to its successor the Ceylon Administrative Service which was later renamed as the Sri Lanka Administrative Service (SLAS). During his career in the SLAS he served as Government Agent of the Kandy District, Director of Information, Permanent Secretary to Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and later Chairman, The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. Before entering active politics he worked as an International Civil Servant for UNESCO headquarters in Paris. He resides in Colombo.

See also


  • "SARATH AMUNUGAMA". Directory of Members.  
  1. ^ Samaranayake, Ajith (2 November 2003). "The Return to Peradeniya". Sunday Observer (The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.). Retrieved 2009-07-01. 

External links

  • Biographies of Member of Parliament
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