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Ministry of Ports and Shipping (Sri Lanka)

The Ministry of Ports and Shipping (Sinhala: වරාය හා නාවික අමාත්‍යාංශය Varāya hā Nāvika Amathyanshaya; Tamil: துறைமுகங்கள் மற்றும் கப்பற்றுறை அமைச்சு) is a cabinet ministry of the Government of Sri Lanka responsible for ports and shipping. The ministry is responsible for formulating and implementing national policy on ports and shipping and other subjects which come under its purview.[1] The current Minister of Ports and Shipping and Deputy Minister of Ports and Shipping are Mahinda Samarasinghe and Nishantha Muthuhettigama respectively.[2][3] The ministry's secretary is L. P. Jayampathy.[4]

Ministry of Ports and Shipping
වරාය හා නාවික අමාත්‍යාංශය
துறைமுகங்கள் மற்றும் கப்பற்றுறை அமைச்சு
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Ministry overview
JurisdictionDemocratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Headquarters19 Chaithya Road, Colombo 1
6°56′17″N 79°50′37″E / 6.938059°N 79.843677°E / 6.938059; 79.843677
Annual budget
  • LKR 0.3 billion (2017, recurrent)
  • LKR 2 billion (2017, capital)
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Ministry executive
  • L. P. Jayampathy, Ministry Secretary
Child agencies
Websiteportmin.gov.lk

MinistersEdit

The Minister of Ports and Shipping is a member of the Cabinet of Sri Lanka.

Ministers of Shipping
Name Portrait Party Took office Left office Head of government Ministerial title Refs
Montague Jayawickrama United National Party 23 March 1960 1960 Dudley Senanayake Minister of Nationalised Services, Shipping and Transport [5]
T. B. Ilangaratne Sri Lanka Freedom Party 23 July 1960 Sirimavo Bandaranaike Minister of Commerce, Trade, Food and Shipping [6]
P. B. G. Kalugalla Sri Lanka Freedom Party Sirimavo Bandaranaike Minister of Shipping, Aviation and Tourism [7]
Wimala Kannangara United National Party 23 July 1977 J. R. Jayewardene [8][9]
Lalith Athulathmudali United National Party Minister of Trade and Shipping [10]
Abdul Razak Munsoor United National Party 18 February 1989 28 March 1990 Ranasinghe Premadasa [11][12]
Rupa Karunathilake United National Party 30 March 1990 14 March 1991 Minister of Ports and Shipping [13][14]
Alick Aluwihare United National Party 14 March 1991 [13][14]
M. H. M. Ashraff Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 19 August 1994 D. B. Wijetunga Minister of Shipping, Ports and Rehabilitation [15][16]
Rauff Hakeem   Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 19 October 2000 20 June 2001 Chandrika Kumaratunga Minister of Internal and International Trade Commerce, Muslim Religious Affairs and Shipping Development [17][18][19][20]
Mahinda Rajapaksa   Sri Lanka Freedom Party 14 September 2001 Minister of Ports, Shipping and Fisheries [21][22]
Rauff Hakeem   Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 12 December 2001 Minister of Ports Development and Shipping [23][24]
Mangala Samaraweera   Sri Lanka Freedom Party 10 April 2004 Minister of Ports and Aviation [25][26][27]
23 November 2005 Mahinda Rajapaksa [28][29][30][31][32][33]
Mahinda Rajapaksa   Sri Lanka Freedom Party 23 April 2010 Minister of Ports and Aviation [34][35]
22 November 2010 Minister of Ports and Highways
Arjuna Ranatunga 12 January 2015 Maithripala Sirisena Minister of Ports, Shipping and Aviation [36][37][38][39]
Sri Lanka Freedom Party[40][41] 22 March 2015
22 March 2015 Minister of Ports and Shipping [42][43][44][45][46][47][48][49]
Democratic National Movement[50][51] 22 May 2017
Mahinda Samarasinghe   Sri Lanka Freedom Party 22 May 2017 [49][52][53]

SecretariesEdit

Shipping Secretaries
Name Took office Left office Title Refs
K. V. P. Ranjith de Silva 25 April 2010 Ports and Aviation Secretary [54]
Sujatha Cooray 22 November 2010 Ports and Highways Secretary [55]
L. P. Jayampathy 19 January 2015 Ports, Shipping and Aviation Secretary [56]
8 September 2015 Ports and Shipping Affairs Secretary [57][58][59]

ReferencesEdit

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