The final rights of veteran radio and television personality and member of the Hiru TV family Nimal Lakshapatiarachchi has been scheduled to be held on the 23rd Monday at the Borella Public cemetery.
The remains of the veteran media personality has been brought to his home located in 40/7, Bullers Lane Colombo 07.
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.