Local News Update: Senior journalist Mohan Samaranayake was appointed as Presidential Media’s Director General. He took office yesterday. Samaranayake entered the journalism profession as an assistant writer for the Dawasa newspaper with four decades of journalism experience.
He subsequently worked as Assistant Editor of the Sri Lankan Broadcasting Corporation and served for nearly five years as News Director of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation. He later served as Head of the United Nations Information Center in Colombo and served for a long time as Chairman of the Sri Lankan Rupavahini Corporation. Mr. Mohan Samaranayake also served as the President’s Spokesman.