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Government official

Lalith Athulathmudali, Sri Lankan government official.


Athulathmudali, Lalith was born on November 26, 1936 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.


Bachelor with honors, Oxford University, 1958. Master of Arts in Jurisprudence, Oxford University, 1960. Bachelor of Civil Law, Oxford University, 1960.

Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1963.


Barrister, Australia, 1959. Member policy committee United National Party, since 1973, member working committee, since 1973. Member of Parliament Ratmalana, since 1977.

Minister charge trade, since 1977. Trade and shipping, since 1978. Minister defense, also minister national security.

Lecturer law University Singapore, 1962, subdean law faculty, 63. Guest lecturer Hebrew University Jerusalem, 1962, Edinburgh University, 1963, Allahabad University, India, 1964. Practice law, Sri Lanka.

Adviser Supreme Court, 1964. Lecturer Ceylon Law College, 1967—1974. Visiting lecturer examiner Sri Lanka University, Vidyodya University, 1967—1974.

Examiner Institute Chartered Accountants Sri Lanka, 1966—1974, Council Legal Education Sri Lanka, 1966—1974. Participant international conferences.