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Ranil WICKREMESINGHE

Sri Lankan Ranil WICKREMESINGHE

Sri Lankan politician who is the current Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

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Born: on March 24, 1949 in Colombo, Sri Lanka  (71 years)


Biography

Born on 24 March 1949 in Colombo, Wickremasinghe is the second son of Esmond Wickremesinghe and Nalini Wickremesinghe née Wijewardena. His father was an ex-Samasamajist lawyer who became a press baron taking over the Lake House Group of newspapers. His grandfathers were Cyril Wickremesinghe and D. R.Wijewardhena.

Wickremesinghe was educated at Royal College, Colombo where he was a classmate and friend of Anura Bandaranaike, son of then Prime Minister Solomon Bandaranaike and Dinesh Gunawardena, son of socialist leader Philip Gunawardena.

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