Wickremesinghe, Ranil

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Name
Wickremesinghe, Ranil Gender: M
born on 24 March 1949 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Colombo, Sri Lanka, 6n56, 79e51
Timezone IST h5e30 (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Seth
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 03°00' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 01°12 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 11°06'



Ranil Wickremesinghe

Biography

Sri Lankan politician who has served as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka since 9 January 2015, as Leader of the United National Party since 1994 and the Member of Parliament for Colombo District since 1977. He is also the leader of the United National Front, having been appointed head of the alliance in October 2009.

Wickremesinghe also previously served as Prime Minister from 7 May 1993 to 19 August 1994 and 9 December 2001 to 6 April 2004. He was appointed party leader in November 1994 following the assassination of Gamini Dissanayake during the campaign for the 1994 presidential election. On 8 January 2015, Wickremesinghe was appointed as Prime Minister by President Maithripala Sirisena, who had defeated President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the 2015 presidential election.

Wickremesinghe's coalition alliance, the United National Front for Good Governance, won the 2015 parliamentary election with 106 seats. Although it fell short of an outright majority, Wickremesinghe was re-elected as Prime Minister with over 35 Sri Lanka Freedom Party members joining his cabinet.

In 1994, he married Dr Maitree Wickremesinghe, a Senior Lecturer of the Department of English at the University of Kelaniya.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 1994 (Maitree ?)

Source Notes

Ashish Seth writes "Time of birth: 4 am till 6 am (speculative) Pisces Ascendant Sidereal," citing an Astrology article in a Sri Lankan newspaper: "As Ranil Wickramasinghe is under Pisces, he has Kethu in the first House and has Rahu in the 7th House" [1].

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Vocation : Politics : Heads of state (10th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, 1993-1994; 2001-2004; 2015-)
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (United National Party)