Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) is an island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean. Its diverse landscapes range from the rainforest and arid plains to highlands and sandy beaches. It’s famed for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with its palace and frescoes. The city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka’s ancient capital, has many ruins dating back more than 2,000 years. Today Forbes has released a list of richest people for it’s September edition publication.
10. A. L. M. Athaullah – $810,000
Ahamed Lebbe Maraikkar Athaullah is a Sri Lankan politician. He is a representative of Ampara for the United People’s Freedom Alliance in the Parliament of Sri Lanka, and was the Minister of Water Supply and Drainage.
9. Ranil Wickremesinghe – $830,000
Ranil Wickremesinghe, MP is a Sri Lankan politician who has served as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka since 9 January 2015, as Leader of the United National Party since 1994 and the Member of Parliament for Colombo District since 1977.
8. A. H. M. Fowzie – $1.1million
Abdul Hameed Mohamed Fowzie is a Sri Lankan politician, a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka and a government minister. He was injured while walking with a crowd in the Akuressa suicide bombing.