Lankadeepa Editor Siri Ranasinghe elected President of Editors’ Guild
Editorial Director of Wijeya Newspapers Limited and Chief Editor Lankadeepa Siri Ranasinghe was elected as the new President of the Editors’ Guild of Sri Lanka at the AGM of the Guild held at Sri Lanka Press Institute on Wednesday (10). Meanwhile founding members Manik De Silva (The Island) and Sinha Ratnatunga (The Sunday Times) were appointed to the Apex Body of the Guild. Sisira Paranatantri (Mawbima) was elected the new Secretary and R. Prabagan (Virakesari) was elected the new Treasurer. Kanchana Dasanayake (Ada) was appointed to the special projects committee.
The new office bearers of the Editors’ Guild of Sri Lanka are as follows:
Apex body : Manik De Silva (The Island), Sinha Ratnatunga (The Sunday Times)
President : Siri Ranasinghe (Lankadeepa)
Secretary : Sisira Paranatantri (Mawbima)
Assistant Secretary: Mohanlal Piyadasa (Deshaya)
Treasurer: R. Prabagan (Virakesari)
Executive Committee: Sri Kajan (Daily Virakesari), Anura Solomons (Divaina), Dh ar is ha B as ti ans (Sunday Observer).