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* President's Counsel and former diplomat Hemantha Warnakulasuriya passes away
Wed, Jul 11, 2018, 09:33 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 11, Colombo: A distinguished diplomat and an expert in legal sector, President's Counsel Hemantha Warnakulasuriya has passed away at the age of 74.

Hemantha Warnakulasuriya who was receiving treatment at a private hospital for a prolonged illness has passed away Monday night.

A prominent senior criminal lawyer in the country, President's Counsel Hemantha Warnakulasuriya has contributed to several special cases.

An expert in law field, he has been regularly educating the public on rule of law, justice, peoples' sovereignty and democratic rights through mass media.

Warnakulasuriya had served as the Chairman of Sri Lanka Legal Aid Commission and as an Assistant Secretary to the Bar Association of Sri Lanka.

He had also served as the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Italy, Greece and Albania and as the High Commissioner to Malta and Cyprus.

 

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