|තිස්ස අත්තනායක |
|Minister of Heath|
2014 December –2015 January
|Preceded by||Maithripala Sirisena|
|Succeeded by||Rajitha Senaratne|
|Minister of Central Region Development|
| Member of Parliament |
| Member of Parliament |
for National List
|General Secretary of United National Party|
|Succeeded by||Kabir Hashim|
Attanayake Mudiyanselage Kudabanda Tissa Attanayake
|Political party||United National Party (1989-2014)|
|United National Front (1989-2014)|
|Residence||410/132 Buller's Road,Colombo 07|
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Attanayake a loyal member of the United National Party member served as the General Secretary under Ranil Wickramasinghe until he resign from the post just months before the 2015 presidential election to support then president Rajapaksa. He alleged that in addition to the agreements reached with various political parties and organizations in public,Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena has also signed different deals with those parties in private. UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe also said that he wrote to the IGP requesting an inquiry into the concocted agreement and forgery as it carries similar signatures of the duo.
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