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Federal official

Lionel Fernando, Sri Lankan federal official.

Background

Fernando, Lionel was born on February 17, 1936 in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Son of Dickmon and Adelin (Fonseka) Fernando.

Education

Bachelor, University Ceylon, Peradeniya, 1959. Diploma in development economics, University Cambridge, England, 1972.

Career

General manager Ceylon Fisheries Corporation, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1974-1976. Chairman State Distilleries Corporation, 1976-1977. Senior assistant secretary Ministry of Home Affairs and Public Administration, 1977-1978.

Government agent District Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 1978-1979, District Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, 1982. Founder, chairman National Insurance Corporation, Colombo, 1979-1982. Chairman Ceylon Shipping Corporation, 1983-1986.

Secretary Ministry of Civil Security, since 1986. Councillor University Jaffna, 1979-1983. Chairman Presidential Commission Compensation Payment, 1982.

Member monitoring committee Resettlement of Refugees, 1987. Board directors Ceylon-Norway Found, 1979.

Connections

Married Somalatha Subasinghe, September 6, 1962. Children: Kaushalya, Shyamalika.

father:
Dickmon Fernando

mother:
Adelin (Fonseka) Fernando

spouse:
Somalatha Subasinghe

children:
Kaushalya Fernando

Shyamalika Fernando