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Nimal Siripala de Silva

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Preceded by
Nimal de

Succeeded by
R. Sampanthan

Member of Parliament

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6 September 1944 (age 75 years), Badulla, Sri Lanka

John Seneviratne , Anura Priyadharshana Yapa , Susil Premajayantha


Preceded by
Ranjith Maddumabandara

Prime Minister
Prime Minister
Ranil Wickremesinghe

Political party

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Nilenthi Nimal Siripala de Silva MP (born 6 September 1944) is Sri Lanka's Cabinet Minister of Transprt in 15th Parliament of Sri Lanka. He is a member of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and a Member of Parliament representing the Badulla District. He was also the former Leader of the Opposition, former Cabinet Minister (Irrigation and Water Resources Management), former Leader of the House.


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De Silva is a lawyer by profession and received his secondary education at Nalanda College, Colombo.

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He is the Assembly President of the World Health Organisation.

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On 4 July 1996 De Silva escaped with injuries in an attempted assassination by a LTTE female suicide bomber at the Stanley Road in Jaffna. This incident took place minutes after the Minister declared open a branch of Building Materials Corporation (BMC) in Jaffna. Brigadier Ananda Hamangoda (Jaffna Sector Commander), Ranjith Godamuna (Chairman, Lanka Cement) and 21 others were killed and more than 50 injured in this explosion.

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