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Veteran journalist Mohan Samaranayake has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporaton with effect from today.  The appointment letter in this respect was handed over to Mr. Samaranayake by the Minister of Mass Media and Information Mr. Keheliya Rambukwella this morning.

Mr. Samaranayake acquired an Economics (Honours) Degree from the University of Peradeniya.  He commenced his career as a Journalist and was also the Director News of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation.

He has also functioned as the Chief News Editor, Director News, Deputy Director of the Current Affairs Section and as the Deputy Director General of the Commercial Section of the Rupavahini Corporation.

Mr. Samaranayake has also served as the National Information Officer of the United Nations Information Centre in Colombo and was also a Lecturer in English at the Wayamba University in Sri Lanka. (Govt. Information Department )

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  • asela Monday, 30 May 2011 01:11 PM

    Wise decision and pertinent appointment. He well deserves this.

    aroos Tuesday, 08 January 2013 04:28 AM

    good Appointment All The best - Nuja midea

    aroos Tuesday, 08 January 2013 04:26 AM

    good appointment All The best - nuja midea Association

    guy Tuesday, 31 May 2011 04:06 AM

    From what we have seen on TV, Mr Samaranayake is an intelligent person and unlike others, have the wisdom to use that intelligence. Good news!

    Chaminda Tuesday, 31 May 2011 03:56 AM

    One and only correct appoinment.

    Cynic Tuesday, 31 May 2011 02:38 AM

    The end of a good journalist.

    irfan Tuesday, 31 May 2011 02:36 AM

    good , he deserve this position - i wish him all the best

    kumudini Monday, 30 May 2011 04:18 PM

    Congratulations , A very well deserved appointment , Hope there will be major changes to silly programmes and more programmes that are education based will be shown.

    A 24 hour news channel like Skynews , etc hopefully will be considered.A major revamp will be very welcome

    dilhan Monday, 30 May 2011 04:12 PM

    we are bored with these television channels.

    Yehiya-Doha Monday, 30 May 2011 02:00 PM

    Most respected journalist. Political hands must remove from state media.

    Gordon Shumway Monday, 30 May 2011 09:03 AM

    Very good, he deserve something like that.

    Harsha perera Monday, 30 May 2011 11:06 AM

    a good descition i think. he deserves that position

    Lankatarzan Monday, 30 May 2011 10:22 AM

    Congratulation. Try and make it balance media. you will spoil your good name If you dance according to the tunes politicians. Mind you.

    Konde Bendapuchhena Monday, 30 May 2011 10:00 AM

    One of the few Very good Appointment,Please let him do his job properly,I use to watch his programed on Sunday Aubowan

    Saman Monday, 30 May 2011 10:04 AM

    Good appointment.
    All the best Mr.Mohan.

    daham Monday, 30 May 2011 09:59 AM

    He is a man with a broad vision.
    Narrow minded politicians and their stooges in SLRC shouldn't try to finger in to his work.

    malkanthi Monday, 30 May 2011 09:50 AM

    Exactly, he deserves but even a puppet can handle, as no powers bestowed on this position.

    kamkaruwa Monday, 30 May 2011 09:41 AM

    so what happend to the previous CHAIRMAN?

    Chris Monday, 30 May 2011 09:34 AM

    Good move, great personality …However we hope he wont be corrupted by party politics, all the best!!

    Munawer Monday, 30 May 2011 09:08 AM

    I wish him all the best...


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