Minister of Public Enterprise Development


The Honourable Minister schooled at Trinity College in Kandy before moving to Royal College in Colombo where he sat his final exams. He then attended the University of Peradeniya.

The Minister is a consultant economist by profession. He first contested the General Elections in 1994 and was elected as a Member of Parliament for the district of Kegalle. He was re-elected in 2001, 2004 and 2010; in 2004 he obtained the highest preferential votes for the district.

During the 2001-2004 UNP administration the Minister served as the Minister of Higher Education. In 2014 he was appointed the General-Secretary of the United National Party, having previously served as the Chairman of the party. During the 100 Day Program, the Minister was handed the portfolios of the Ministry of Highways, Higher Education and Investment Promotion.

In the 2015 Parliamentary election, Minister Kabir Hashim won the Kegalle District with over 110,000 votes, he currently serves as the Minister of Public Enterprise Development.

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