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* Yuwanjana Wanasundera Wijayathilake sworn in as new Attorney General of Sri Lanka
Thu, Oct 23, 2014, 08:36 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 23, Colombo: Solicitor General Yuwanjana Wanasundera Wijayathilake was sworn in as the 28th Attorney General of Sri Lanka this afternoon before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees.

Wijayathilake became an attorney in 1979 and joined the legal department as an advocate in 1980.

Completing 34 years of service in legal profession, he has also served as the deputy solicitor General and additional solicitor general.

A past pupil of Ananda College, Colombo, He is the son of former Supreme Court judge S.R. Wijayathilake.

(Photos by Nishanka de Silva)

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