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Naveen Dissanayake

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Environmental Officer

Local Address: , , Sri Lanka
Central Environmental Authority Scientific Writer at

Employment History

  • Tourism Minister
  • Minister of Investment Promotion
    parliamentarian and the Sri Lanka
  • Research Scientist
    Feld Entertainment Inc
  • Temporary Demonstrator
    University of Peradeniya

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member
    Royal College , Colombo
38 Total References
Web References
Tourism Ceylon, 1 April 2015 [cached]
Naveen Dissanayake - the new Sports and Tourism Minister
Born on 9th September 1969, Naveen Dissanayake studied at STC Preparatory school and at Royal College, Colombo.
Naveen Dissanayake, developed his fine stature and personality on the playing fields of STC Prep and Royal College.
In 1980, Naveen Dissanayake joined Royal College, Colombo and was a member of under 13 team.
Naveen, the right hander scored a brilliant century (134). He played for Lionel Mendis' NCC School of Cricket. My son Bhagya Epasinghe who is domiciled in Australia as an Accountant and (STC-MTL) and Naveen Dissanayake (Royal) learned their basics under Lionel Mendis and excelled for their respective schools later.
The young dynamic personality, new Sports and Tourism Minister Naveen Dissanayake who is a graduate at the Sussex University obtained his Arts as well as Law Degrees. From July 1992 to September 1993, he followed a bar Vocational course at Holborn College, London and was called to Bar of England and Wales by Middle Temple. After returning to Sri Lanka in January 1995, he joined the Sri Lanka Law College, Colombo and passed out as an Attorney-at-Law.
When Naveen Dissanayake was studying in Melbourne, Australia, he represented Melbourne Grammer School and when he was in England he played for the University of Sussex. Naveen Dissanayake had the proud distinction of doing his legal work under eminent legal luminaries like S A Parathalingam PC, I S De Silva PC and K Kanag Iswaran. He gained knowledge in maters and experience in drafting papers, civil procedure, negotiations and advocacy.
After the untimely death of his "Appachi" - father, the grateful people of Nuwara Eliya District requested Naveen to enter politics. He obliged.
Former United National Party (UNP) ..., 27 June 2009 [cached]
Former United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian and the present Sri Lanka Minister of Investment Promotion, Naveen Dissanayake and his younger brother Mayantha Dissanayake paid a sudden visit to Jaffna peninsula Saturday which the brothers described as a personal visit, to the media, sources in Jaffna said.
Tourism Minister Naveen ..., 4 Feb 2015 [cached]
Tourism Minister Naveen Dissanayake confirmed in a recent statement that he will engage with tourism sector stakeholders effectively to boost the industry's future prospects.
Ministers Naveen Dissanayake ..., 27 Dec 2014 [cached]
Ministers Naveen Dissanayake and Bandula Gunawardena, Acting President's Secretary and Presidential Chief of Staff Gamini Senarath, Prime Minister's Secretary S. Amarasekara and Secretary to the Ministry of State Management Reforms W.M. Bandusena were among those present on the occasion.
The defections - including that of ..., 1 Dec 2014 [cached]
The defections - including that of another cabinet minister, Naveen Dissanayake, yesterday - have also dealt Rajapakse and his Sri Lanka Freedom Party a severe blow.
"I cannot remain in a government that is so corrupt," Dissanayake, the minister for public administration reform, told reporters in Colombo yesterday.
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