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Old Ben Lasantha appointed President of the Sri Lanka Working Journalist Association
OBU, ColomboOld Ben Lasantha Ruhunage was appointed President of the Sri Lanka Working Journalist Association, recently. Lasantha is the News Editor of the ‘Ravaya’ newspaper, Director of the Sri Lanka Press Institute, Professional Media Trainer and also a visiting Lecturer at the Sri Lanka College of Journalism.

During the past he had won several awards such as the “D.B. Dharmapala Award for ‘Scoop of the year’” in 2000, the “D.R.Wijewardena Award for earning the appreciation on peers and public” in 2003, “Best Journalist of the year 2004”, and the “Upali Wijewardena award for Feature Writer of the year 2005”. He was also granted the ‘Transparency International – Sri Lanka Membership’ in recognition of his commitment to the promotion of ‘Anti-Corruption and Integrity’. Lasantha is also the main author of the book ‘Puthra Samagama’.

On behalf of the entire Benedictine fraternity, we wish Lasantha good luck and God’s Blessings in his future endeavors.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on September 10 2012 04:44:11 · 0 Comments · 15766 Reads Print
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