Veteran TV/Radio presenter Bevil Palihawadana passed away

Veteran TV and Radio presenter Bevil Palihawadana has passed away, his family said.

Palihawadana was a well known face on local state television and was also popular on state radio.

He was also an Ambassador for World Peace in Sri Lanka and also served as the Head of Language at the Study and Media Centre of the Department of Official Languages (Basha Mandiraya).