Senior Journalist and Former Sri Lankan Diplomat Bandula Jayasekera no more

Senior Journalist and Former Sri Lankan Diplomat Bandula Jayasekera no more

Senior Journalist and Former Sri Lankan Diplomat Bandula Jayasekera no more

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

05 Mar, 2021 | 5:58 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): Senior Veteran Journalist and Former Diplomat Bandula Jayasekera, passed away earlier on Friday morning (Mar. 05)

The late Mr. Jayasekara who was diagnosed with Myelodyplastic Syndrome Blood Cancer, underwent treatment and was 60-years of age at the time of his demise.

As a Diplomat, Mr. Jayasekara was a proud flag bearer for Sri Lanka serving in Canada, the USA and Australia.

As a Senior Journalist and broadcaster he continued to give a voice to the voiceless; Mr. Bandula Jayasekera was the host of News 1st’s “Pathikada” programme.

He also served as the Chief Editor of the Daily News.

A lifelong involvement in the print media and later as a broadcaster with the Capital Maharaja Group, Mr. Bandula Jayasekara enjoyed a role in public interest issues.

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