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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  • Courtesy call on New Zealand Governor General

    Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa paid a courtesy call on New Zealand Governor General His Excellency

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  • Sri Lankan MPs’ Tour of Bhutan to Foster New Relations between the Two Countries

    The delegation of the Sri Lankan Parliament that embarked on a Bhutan tour with the leadership of the Hon. Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, has returned to Sri Lanka after entering into a number of agreements to foster economic, social and cultural relations between the two countries.

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Parliament News

The Hon. Speaker held discussions with representatives from the South Asian and European Parliamentary

The Hon. Speaker held discussions with representatives from the South Asian and European Parliamentary Association recently.

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Hon. Speaker meets with H.E. President of Pakistan Asif Al Zardari at the Parliamentary

The Hon. Speaker held discussions with representatives from the South Asian and European Parliamentary Association recently.

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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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