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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  • Common Candidate not Mr. Clean to charge others - Speaker

    The Opposition’s so called common presidential candidate was not in any way discriminated or maltreated by President Mahinda Rajapaksa or his government as alleged by him, Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa said.

    He was addressing a gathering of the Galle Sri Lanka Freedom Party officials and activists led by party’s regional leaders held at Bataganwila, Galle.

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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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Parliament News

Visit of Hon. Peter Lewis (ret.), Member of South Australian House of Assembly

Hon. Peter Lewis AFAIM, MAIAST, RDA, JP (ret.), Member of South Australian House of Assembly visited Sri Lankan Parliament on 24.11.2014 to pay a courtesy call on Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa.

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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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  • 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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