ACTING CHIEF REGISTRAR SWORN IN

CAPTION:?His Excellency the President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau congratulates the Acting Chief Registrar Yohan Liyanage.

A new acting Chief Registrar was sworn in this morning by?His Excellency the President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau at Government House.

Sri Lankan citizen, Mr Yohan Liyanage has extensive experience in law ?having represented as a state counsel at the Attorney General?s Chambers in Colombo.

Yohan LiyanageHe graduated from the Sri Lankan Law College in 2003 before taking up post of a state prosecutor at the Attorney General?s Department conducting prosecutions at the Magistrates Courts of Sri Lanka.

He then took up office at a state counsel in 2005 and conducted prosecutions involving both civil and criminal cases.

He has worked in many parts of Sri Lanka namely Gampaha, Colombo, Anuradhapura, Panadura, Rathnapura and Kurunegala.

The ceremony was attended by the Chief Justice, Anthony Gates.

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