TobaccoUnmasked Media Wiki’s 3rd Anniversary Celebration

Tobacco Unmasked is the official information portal of the Centre for Combating Tobacco (CCT) based on a media wiki platform. It contains evidence based information […]

Important Note on Casting Your Vote! Is your chosen candidate genuinely concerned about the wellbeing of Sri Lankan citizens?

According to Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the first global public health treaty adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco industry (TI) denotes […]

It’s the first birthday of SARC-CCT!!!

On15th July 2019 South Asian Regional Consortium Centre for Combating Tobacco (SARC-CCT) was ceremonially launched by the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Professor […]


Basil Rajapaksa


Basil Rajapaksa, born in 1951, is a Sri Lankan politician. He had his secondary education at Isipathana and Ananda Colleges Colombo. Basil Rajapaksa has dual citizenships in Sri Lanka and in United States of America. He was a member of the Parliament from 2007 to 2015. Basil Rajapaksa comes from a family with a background in politics. His father, D. A. Rajapaksa, was a member of the Parliament. [Read more]


Ravi Karunanayake


Ravi Karunanayake (born in 1963) completed his school education at St. Thomas' Preparatory School, Kollupitiya and Royal College, Colombo. He is a member of the Parliament from the Colombo district since 1994 representing the United National Party (UNP), one of the two main political parties in Sri Lanka. [Read more]


Douglas Devananda


Kathiravelu Nythiananda Devananda, commonly known as Douglas Devananda, born in 1957, is a Sri Lankan politician. Elected from Jaffna district, he was a member of the Sri Lankan Parliament since 1994. He is the second of the five children (four sons and a daughter) of Subramaniam Kathiravelu, an employee of Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, and Maheswary, a teacher at Jaffna Central College. [Read more]


Gamini Jayawickrama Perera


Gamini Jayawickrama Perera is a Sri Lankan politician representing the United National Party (UNP), one of the two major political parties in Sri Lanka. Representing Kurunagala district, he also served as the Chairman of the UNP up to 2013. He was born in 1941 and was educated at the Nalanda College, Colombo. [Read more]