New DG Agriculture

By Cyril Wimalasurendre

 KANDY – Dr. Rohana Wijekoon yesterday (12) assumed duties as the Director General of Agriculture.

Dr. Wijekoon was earlier the Director Information and Communication. He joined the Department of Agriculture in 1982.

After his preliminary education at Dharmaraja College, Kandy he graduated from the University of Peradeniya. Later, he obtained his Ph.D. in Digital Media Design from the University of Western Sydney Nepean, Australia.

Dr. Rohana Wijekoon is the author of a number of publications and research articles on agriculture.

Over 1,000 members of the staff of the Department of Agriculture, from different divisions, were present to witness him assuming office, at the headquarters of the Department of Agriculture in Peradeniya.

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