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population management consultant

Don Piyasena Wijegoonasekera, Sri Lankan population management consultant. Fellow Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka Planning Service, International Institute, Economic Development Institute.

Background

Wijegoonasekera, Don Piyasena was born on February 24, 1932 in Kalutara, Sri Lanka. Son of Don Charles and Dona Alice (Nanayakkara) Wijegoonasekera.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Ceylon, Colombo, 1956. Master of Arts, New York University, 1963.

Career

Tutor, demonstrator in chemistry University Colombo, 1956-1957. Teacher chemistry Amanda College, Colombo, 1958-1959. Circuit education officer Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka, Colombo, 1959-1965, education advisor science Colombo, 1965-1969, assistant director education planning Colombo, 1970-1971, deputy director education planning Colombo, 1971-1979.

Director population division Ministry of Plan Implementation, 1979-1989. Population planning consultant Population Services Lanka, Colombo, since 1989.

Membership

Fellow Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka Planning Service, International Institute, Economic Development Institute.

Connections

Married Dona Malinee Rajapathirana, August 9, 1962. 1 child, Dona Lalani Neelanthi Wijegoonasekera.

father:
Don Charles Wijegoonasekera

mother:
Dona Alice (Nanayakkara) Wijegoonasekera

spouse:
Dona Malinee Rajapathirana

child:
Dona Lalani Neelanthi Wijegoonasekera