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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  • Japan will remain a trusted and close friend

    As Sri Lanka and Japan celebrated 60 years of diplomatic ties, I will assure you that Japan will remain a trusted and close friend of Sri Lanka for generations to come, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said.

    The Prime Minister was speaking at a special ceremony organized in his honour at the Parliament Complex by Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa and Parliamentary delegates yesterday.

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  • Japan PM visits parliament

    Japanese Prime Minister Shininzo Abe visited the Sri Lankan Parliament today, where he was received by the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa and the parliamentarians from both the Government and Opposition

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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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