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Sri Lankan government official

Maithripala Sirisena, Sri Lankan government official.

Background

Sirisena, Maithripala was born on September 3, 1951 in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka.

Education

Graduate, Royal Central College, Polonnaruwa. Diploma in Agriculture, Agricultural College, Kundasale. Diploma in Political Science, Maxim Gorkey University College, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics.

Career

Chief organizer Sri Lanka Freedom Party, 1981, deputy general secretary, general secretary, 2004. Member of Parliament Polonnaruwa district, 1989, 1994, 2000, 2001. Minister of Mahaweli, 1997.

Deputy minister Irrigation Sri Lankan Government, 1994, minister of Mahaweli, River Basin, Rajarata Development, 2004, House Leader, 2004, minister Agriculture, Irrigation, and Mahaweli Development, since 2005.