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Senior Attorney-at-law Sudarshana Gunawardena has assumed duty as the new Chairman of Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation.

Sudarshana Gunawardena, Senior Attorney-at-law has assumed duties as the new Chairman of Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation this morning. He was appointed by Minister Mangala Samaraweera. Addressing the gathering the new Chairmen said that the media minister has entrusted him not merely a privileged post but a challenge. He requested the employees to extend their support to the fullest to overcome this challenge.
He added that he is just a member of civil society but not a member of any political party. And he appreciated the works of the former chairman Lawyer Nanda Muruththettuwegama for his renders to the SLBC.
Chairmen of the SLRC Ravi Jayawardena said both SLBC and SLRC are national resources therefore employees of these institutions should be committed to protect them.
Director General of SLBC Erananda Hettiarachchi expressed the confidence that the new chairman will be able to increase the quality of the programmes broadcast by SLBC.
Senior media director for the president Dharma sri Bandara Ekanayake was also present.

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