Colombo, August 18 (newsin.asia): Veteran Sri Lankan journalist of audiovisual and print media, Sugeeswara P. Senadhira, has been appointed as Advisor (Media) to Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena.
Sugeeswara has the unique record of serving as International Media Director to three Presidents, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Maithripala Sirisena and Gotabaya Rajapaksa. He also served as Sri Lanka Consul in Norway and Minister Counsellor at the Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi and Sri Lanka Embassy in Paris.
A broadcaster-journalist, Sugeeswara started his media career at the External Services of All India Radio, New Delhi and later served at the Sunday Observer. He was Editor of The Independent, the Weekend Express and the first News Director of Sirasa, MTV/MBC Radio. He was also the Associate Director of the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies.
An old boy of Ananda College, Colombo, Senadhira is a Graduate of the University of Delhi and a Post Graduate Press Fellow of Wolfson College, University of Cambridge.