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Ferial Ismail Ashraff (born August 20, 1953) is a Sri Lankan politician. She was the wife of M. H. M. Ashraff, the deceased leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and the National Unity Alliance.[1] She was the Minister of Housing and Common Amenities under President Chandrika Kumaratunga.[1] She was a representative of Ampara District for the United People's Freedom Alliance in the Parliament of Sri Lanka. She resides in Colombo.

Ferial Ashraff

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Minister of Housing Construction & Industries, Education Development in Eastern Province & Irrigation Development
Minister of Housing & Common Amenities
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Ampara
In office
Personal details
Born (1953-08-20) 20 August 1953 (age 65)
NationalitySri Lankan
Political partySri Lanka Freedom Party
Other political
United People's Freedom Alliance
Spouse(s)M. H. M. Ashraff
Residence399/1, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka.

In 2010, she was appointed to the board of the National Institute of Education.[1] In 2011 she was appointed to the position of Sri Lanka High Commissioner to Singapore.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "Former SL Minister Mrs. Ferial Ashraff appointed to National Institute of Education",, 30 December 2010, retrieved 2011-03-26
  2. ^ "New appointments in diplomatic service", Sunday Times, 6 March 2011, retrieved 2011-03-26