Dingiri Wijetunga

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Dingiri Banda Wijetunga
4th President of Sri Lanka
In office
1 May 1993 – 12 November 1994
Prime MinisterRanil Wickremasinghe
Chandrika Kumaratunga
Preceded byRanasinghe Premadasa
Succeeded byChandrika Kumaratunga
9th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
In office
6 March 1989 – 1 May 1993
PresidentRanasinghe Premadasa
Preceded byRanasinghe Premadasa
Succeeded byRanil Wickremasinghe
Leader of the United National Party
In office
7 May 1993 – 12 November 1994
Preceded byRanasinghe Premadasa
Succeeded byRanil Wickremasinghe
Personal details
Born(1916-02-15)15 February 1916
Udunuwara, British Ceylon
(now in Sri Lanka)
Died21 September 2008(2008-09-21) (aged 92)
Kandy, Sri Lanka
NationalitySri Lankan
Political partyUnited National Party

Sri Lankabhimanya Dingiri Banda Wijetunga (Sinhala: ඩිංගිරි බණ්ඩා විජේතුංග,Tamil: டிங்கிரி பண்ட விஜேதுங்க; 15 February 1916 – 21 September 2008) was the fourth President of Sri Lanka from 1 May 1993 to 12 November 1994, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka from 3 March 1989 to 7 May 1993 and the Governor of North Western province, Sri Lanka from 1988 to 1989. He was awarded Sri Lanka's most highest award to a civilian Sri Lankabhimanya in 1993 by President Ranasinghe Premadasa