I will strive to make every effort to stabilize the noble values of parliamentary democracy, of excellence and of tradition

in Parliament - 22 April 2010
  • Welcome to the official website of Chamal Rajapaksa

    This website will focus on the life and political career of one of Sri Lanka’s greatest statesmen – his long journey from being a public servant to his current role as the Speaker of the country.

    The website will focus on the Office of the Speaker in general and provide you with information on the past and present work, duties and responsibilities of him.

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  • Life and Career Milestones

    Given below are some important life and career milestones of the Hon. Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa.

    2010 22nd April – Unanimously elected as the 19th Speaker of the 07th Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
    2007 Sworn in as the Minister of Ports, Aviation, Irrigation and Water Resource Management
    2006 Appointed as the Minister of Irrigation and Water Resource Management
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  • Speaker Rajapaksa calls for an explanation from Gotabhaya

    Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa has called for a clarification from Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Gotabhaya Rajapaksa as regards a statement attributed to Indian Defenec Minister regarding India acquiring weapons from Sri Lanka. The statement has been made in the Lok Sabha.

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  • Speaker’s attention to Consultative Committees

    Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa said in Parliament yesterday that he would look into the Consultative Committees which have not conducted meetings at proper intervals.

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Parliament News

The High Commissioner of India pays a courtesy call on the Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament

The High Commissioner of India His Excellency Y.K. Sinha paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament

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Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma visited Parliament on 27th October 2014

Commonwealth Secretary General and delegation visited Parliament to pay a courtesy call on the Hon. Speaker.

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  • The Hon. Speaker - Parliament of Sri Lanka
  • Current President, CPA Asian Region
  • Immediate Past President Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
  • Named Honorary Ambassador of "Visit Lumbini Year 2012" by the Government of Nepal

Hon. Chamal Rajapaksa is the 19th Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka. First elected to Parliament on 15th February 1989 representing the Hambantota District, Mr. Rajapaksa has held a number of Ministerial portfolios prior to being elected as the Speaker on 22nd April 2010.

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