Namal Rajapaksa

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Birthday
10, 1986
Birthplace
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1986 (age 33)
Birthplace
Colombo, Sri Lanka

About

Sri Lankan politician who began serving in Parliament in 2010. His father, Mahinda Rajapaksa, became President of Sri Lanka in 2005.

Before Fame

He studied law at Cardiff University and at City University London and qualified as an attorney at Sri Lanka Law College.

Trivia

There was controversy in 2010 when it was alleged that he had received special treatment during his final exams at Sri Lanka Law College.

Family Life

He and his brother entered into business together, buying the television station Carlton Sports Network, and founding Tharunyata Hetak, a youth organization.

Associated With

In 2011, he led a parliamentary delegation to Lybia to meet with dictator Muammar Gaddafi.