D. M. Jayaratne

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D. M. Jayaratne

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Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
In office
21 April 2010 – 9 January 2015
PresidentMahinda Rajapaksa
Preceded byRatnasiri Wickremanayake
Succeeded byRanil Wickremesinghe
Minister of Agriculture
In office
2000–2001
Minister of Posts, Telecommunications & Upcountry Development
In office
2004–2007
Minister of Plantations
In office
2007–2010
Minister of Buddhasasana & Religious Affairs
Assumed office
2010
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Kandy District
In office
1989–2001
In office
2004–2010
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for National List
In office
2001–2004
Assumed office
2010
Personal details
Born (1931-06-04) 4 June 1931 (age 88)
NationalitySri Lanka Sri Lankan
Political partySri Lanka Freedom Party
Other political
affiliations
United People's Freedom Alliance
Residence121 Wijerama Road, Colombo 07

Disanayaka Mudiyanselage Jayaratne (Sinhala: දිසානායක මුදියන්සේලාගේ ජයරත්න, Tamil: திசாநாயக்க முதியன்சேலாகே ஜயரத்ன; born 4 June 1931) known as D. M. "Di Mu" Jayaratne is a Sri Lankan politician. He was 20th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka from 2010 to 2015. A founding member of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, Jayaratne was first elected to parliament in 1970.