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president of Sri Lanka

Dingiri Banda Wijetunga, former President of Sri Lanka.

Background

Wijetunga, Dingiri Banda was born on February 15, 1922 in Polganranga, Kandy, Sri Lanka. Son of Wijetunga and Palimbu Wijetunge.

Career

Member United National Party, 1948—2008. Successively minister of information and broadcasting, power and highways, agricultural development and research, posts and telecommunications Government of Sri Lanka, 1977-1987, governor of Northwestern Province, 1988, prime minister, minister finance, 1989-1993, president, 1993-1994.

Connections

Married; 1 child.

father:
Wijetunga Wijetunge

mother:
Palimbu Wijetunge