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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  • Constitutional reforms during President’s third term - Speaker

    During his third term, President Mahinda Rajapaksa will give foremost priority to constitutional reforms for which the entire Parliament would be transformed into a constitutional council aimed at formulating and introducing a new Sri Lankan model constitution shunning all detrimental features and provisions in the existing constitution, Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa said.

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  • More facilities under govt to improve Police service

    The Police service is a noble profession. Their service must be provided to the utmost satisfaction of the people, said Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa.

    He was addressing a meeting that followed the opening of the new Police station at Walasmulla established at a cost of Rs. 75 million

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Special Notice

Hon. Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, speaking to his Media Unit said that there was no truth in the news published in the Lanka News Web site (lankanews.com) which reads "Younger brother lost to the country's fortune, says Chamal"

Chamal Rajapaksa has not made any remark of that sort and this Unit wishes to confirm that the above remark, alleged to have been made by the Hon. Speaker is totally untrue. Hon. Speaker further informs that he regrets that Lanka News Website has misled the internet community by such false publications and condemns the said remark made irresponsibly by Lankanews Website.

Speaker’s Media Unit


"මලයා පැරදුනේ රටේ වාසනාවට, චමල් කියයි“ යනුවෙන් ලංකා නිවුස් වෙබ් අඩවියෙහි (Lankanewsweb.com) පළවූ ප්‍රවෘත්තියේ අසත්‍යතාවය සම්බන්ධයෙන් ගරු කථානායක චමල් රාජපක්‍ෂ මැතිතුමා සිය මාධ්‍ය අංශයට අදහස් දක්වන ලදි.

ගරු චමල් රාජපක්‍ෂ මැතිතුමා එවැනි කිසිදු ප්‍රකාශයක් සිදුකර නැති බවත්, එතුමා විසින් සිදු කරන ලදැයි කියන ඉහත ප්‍රකාශය සම්පූර්ණයෙන්ම අසත්‍ය බවත් තහවුරු කරනු කැමැත්තෙමි. එසේම මෙවැනි අසත්‍ය ප්‍රකාශ මගින් ලංකා නිවුස් වෙබ් අඩවිය හරහා අන්තර්ජාල පාඨකයා නොමග යැවීම පිළිබඳව ගරු කථානායකතුමා කණගාටුවන බව බවත්, වගකීමකින් තොරව ලංකා නිවුස් වෙබ් අඩවිය විසින් කරනු ලබන මෙම ප්‍රකාශය හෙලා දකින් බවත් දන්වා සිටී.

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  • Current President, CPA Asian Region
  • Immediate Past President Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
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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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