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Namal Rajapaksa

නාමල් රාජපක්ෂ
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Minister of Youth and Sports
Assumed office
12 August 2020
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa
Preceded by Dullas Alahapperuma
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Hambantota District
Assumed office
22 April 2010
Majority 166,660 Preferential Votes
Personal details
Born
Lakshman Namal Rajapaksa

10 April 1986 (1986-04-10) (age 35)
Nationality Sri Lankan
Political party Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna
Spouse(s)
Limini Weerasinghe (m. 2019)
Children 1
Parents Mahinda Rajapaksa (father)
Shiranthi Rajapaksa (mother)
Alma mater S. Thomas' College
City University London
Sri Lanka Law College
Occupation Lawyer

Lakshman Namal Rajapaksa (Sinhala: ලක්ශ්මන් නාමල් රාජපක්ෂ; born 10 April 1986; known as Namal Rajapaksa) is a Sri Lankan politician. He is one of three sons of Sri Lankan former President and current Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and a member of parliament. It was widely believed that Rajapaksa was to be groomed to succeed his father. He is the current Minister of Youth and Sports since 2020.

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