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D. M. Jayaratne
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14th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
In office
21 April 2010 – 9 January 2015
President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Preceded by Ratnasiri Wickremanayake
Succeeded by Ranil Wickremesinghe
Minister of Buddhasasana & Religious Affairs
In office
8 July 2010 – 7 July 2015
President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Prime Minister Himself
Minister of Plantations
In office
6 August 2007 – 6 August 2010
President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake
Minister of Posts, Telecommunications & Upcountry Development
In office
8 August 2004 – 6 September 2007
President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Chandrika Kumaratunga
Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake
Mahinda Rajapaksa
Minister of Agriculture
In office
1 June 2000 – 9 July 2001
President Chandrika Kumaratunga
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Kandy District
In office
5 January 2004 – 7 January 2010
In office
1 July 1989 – 29 December 2001
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for National List
In office
7 January 2010 – 6 June 2015
In office
30 December 2001 – 2 January 2004
Personal details
Born
Dissanayaka Mudiyanselage Jayaratne

(1931-06-04)4 June 1931
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died 19 November 2019(2019-11-19) (aged 88)
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Political party Sri Lanka Freedom Party
Other political
affiliations
United People's Freedom Alliance
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Dissanayaka Mudiyanselage Jayaratne (4 June 1931 – 19 November 2019) known as D. M. "Di Mu" Jayaratne was a Sri Lankan politician. He was Prime Minister of Sri Lanka from 2010 to 2015. He was a founding member of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party.

Jayaratne was first elected to parliament in 1970. He was sworn in as Prime Minister on 21 April 2010.

Jayaratne died on 19 November 2019 at a private hospital in Kandy, Sri Lanka at the age of 88.


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