May 14, 2018

Somaratne as Film Corp. chairman again? Featured

Dr. Somaratne Dissanayake is to be appointed as chairman of the State Film Corporation again, reports say.

Dissanayake has requested the position from cultural affairs minister Wijedasa Rajapakshe.

Once very close to Mahinda Rajapaksa, Dissanayake changed allegiences and held a media briefing on 09 December 2014 in support of Maithripala Sirisena.

He was briefly chairman of the Rupavahini Corporation under the present government.

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