Wasanthapriya Ramanayake, a former Director of the Government Information Department, senior journalist and political columnist, has passed away.
He was 67 years of age.
Mr. Ramanayake, who entered the media field as a staff writer for ‘Peramaga’ Magazine later worked as the Editor-in-Chief of the ‘Desathiya’ magazine.
He also worked as the Media Director of former President Maithripala Sirisena and a former Chairman of Lake House.
He is also the founder of the Asian Media and Cultural Association (AMCA).