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Veteran journalist Hema Nalin Karunaratne’s funeral tomorrow

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By ITN News Editor June 7, 2018 19:43

Veteran journalist Hema Nalin Karunaratne’s funeral tomorrow

The funeral of Hema Nalin Karunaratne, Popular Award winning journalist, presenter as well as a programme producer, is scheduled to take place at the General Cemetery Kanatte tomorrow.

Hema Nalin Karunaratne became much popular for several of his Television programmes titled 9.05, Ananda Rathri and Sakisanda. Our correspondents reported that large crowds are arriving to pay their last respects to this veteran journalist. His body will lie at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour until the 9.30 am tomorrow.

President Maithripala Sirisena paid his last respects to Hema Nalin Karunaratne this morning.

Issuing a message of condolence, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe said that Hema Nalin Karunaratne is a journalist who had built a special identity within the art of announcing. He discharged his duties in the media field with dedication receiving local as well as foreign experience and training. The Prime Minister’s condolence message further mentioned that Hema Nalin Karunaratnewas able to train many newcomer announcers in the Heritage Media Academy. Hema Nalin Karunaratne was the director of the Heritage Television Network which was set to bring Sri Lanka’s pride to the world. The Prime Minister stated that his death has created a large gap within the media sector.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 7, 2018 19:43

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