Veteran Journalist Elmo Fernando passed away at the age of 75 at his residence, early this morning.
He joined then Radio Ceylon in 1967 and was a popular announcer, a news caster and a programme producer as well as a news reporter.
Later he joined with the BBC Sinhala service and worked there for more than twenty years as a Colombo correspondent.
Remains lie at No 314, Aruppitiya, Pelawatta, Battaramulla. Funeral will be held at 4pm, today (11th) at the Roman Catholic Church cemetery, Pelawatta.
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