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Sarath Amunugama (politician)

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Nationality  Sri Lankan
Resigned  November 22, 2005
Name  Sarath Amunugama
Religion  Buddhist
Occupation  Civil servant

Sarath Amunugama (politician)
Born  July 10, 1939 (age 76) (1939-07-10)
Other political affiliations  United People's Freedom Alliance
Residence  50/1, Siripa Road, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka.
Role  Former Minister of Finance
Parents  Walter Muthu Banda Amunugama
Previous office  Minister of Finance (2004–2005)
Education  Trinity College, Kandy, University of Ceylon, University of Peradeniya
Political party  Sri Lanka Freedom Party, United National Party
Similar People  Dilum Amunugama, Mahinda Samarasinghe, Varuni Amunugama Fernando, Duminda Dissanayake, Tissa Attanayake

Sarath Leelananda Bandara Amunugama (Sinhala:සරත් ලීලානන්ද බණඩාර අමුනුගම), MP, SLAS (born July 10, 1939) is a Sri Lankan politician and civil servant. He was the Cabinet Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs and Deputy Minister of Finance and Planning until April 2010. He is a Member of Parliament from the Kandy District for the United People's Freedom Alliance in the Parliament of Sri Lanka.

He studied at the Trinity College, Kandy and graduated from the University of Ceylon. He joined the Ceylon Civil Service (CCS) in its last intake of cadets in 1962. Following the disestablishment of the CCS he was transferred to its successor the Ceylon Administrative Service which was later renamed as the Sri Lanka Administrative Service (SLAS). During his career in the SLAS he served as Government Agent of the Kandy District, Director of Information, Permanent Secretary to Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and later Chairman, The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. Before entering active politics he worked as an International Civil Servant for UNESCO headquarters in Paris. He resides in Colombo.

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