1995 1999

Chief Organiser (UNP) Pathadumbara Electorate , Kandy District

1999 2007

Chief Organiser (UNP) Nuwara Eliya District 1999-2007

2000

Elected for the First time as a member of the Parliament with a preferential votes of 55,000

2001

Elected for the Second time as a member of the Parliament with a preferential votes of 75,000

2001 2004

Deputy minister of Plantation Industries Dec 2001-April 2004

2005

District Leader of the Nuwara Eliya District

2007 2010

Elected as the Minister of Investment Promotion

2010

Elected for the Third time as a member of the Parliament with a preferential votes of 43,000 (Highest votes for a Sinhalese candidate )

2010

Minister of Public Management Reforms

2015

Minister of Tourism | Minister of Sports

2015

Minister of Plantation Industries