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Friday, 20 July 2012 - 12:57
Veteran broadcaster and member of the Hiru TV family Nimal Lakshapatiarachchi passes away.
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Veteran radio and television personality and member of the Hiru TV family Nimal Lakshapatiarachchi who was also an integral part of establishing Hiru TV passed away at a private hospital this morning.

The prominent broadcaster who entered the realms of broadcasting in the 80’s was known as a visionary of the radio industry in Sri Lanka.

He was also instrumental in changing the local television industry and worked with several foreign media institutions.

Nimal Lakshapatiarachchi who introduced a novel radio concept to the island was also proficient in the digital media stream.

He held several posts in both state and private media institutions and was also a member of the Public Performance Board.

He was 58 years at the time of his death.

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