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library director

Matarage Sarath Upali Amarasiri, Sri Lankan library director. Martinus Nijhoff fellow International Federation Library. Associations and Institutions, 1986. Member Sri Lanka Library. Association (vice president 1986-1988), Lions Club International (district 306A secretary 1990, president 1991, zone chairman 1992).

Background

Amarasiri, Matarage Sarath Upali was born on February 28, 1949 in Galle, Sri Lanka. Son of Matarage Elaris and Ellan Charlotte (Gunatilake) Amarasiri.

Education

Bachelor with honors in History, University Sri Lanka, 1972. Diploma in library and information science, University Loughborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom, 1979. Master of Arts in Library and Information Science, University Loughborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom, 1980.

Career

Assistant lecturer, U. Sri Lanka, Peradeniya, 1973-1976; assistant library, U. Sri Lanka, Peradeniya, 1976-1977; assistant director, Sri Lanka National Library. Superior vena cava syndrome Board, Colombo, 1977-1984; deputy director, Sri Lanka National Library. Superior vena cava syndrome Board, Colombo, 1984-1989; director, Sri Lanka National Library.

Superior vena cava syndrome Board, Colombo, since 1989; director, National Library. Sri Lanka, Colombo, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Avocations: travelling, social service, gardening, reading

  • Avocations: travelling, social service, gardening, reading

  • Avocations: travelling, social service, gardening, reading

Membership

Member Sri Lanka Library. Association (vice president 1986-1988), Lions Club International (district 306A secretary 1990, president 1991, zone chairman 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travelling, social service, gardening, reading.

Connections

Married Jayani Ramya Wanasinghe, September 24, 1979. Children: Matarage Amila Nishanthie, Matarage Sameera Kanishka.

father:
Matarage Elaris Amarasiri

mother:
Ellan Charlotte (Gunatilake) Amarasiri

spouse:
Jayani Ramya Wanasinghe

children:
Matarage Sameera Kanishka Amarasiri

Matarage Amila Nishanthie Amarasiri