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New Resident Magistrate Sworn-In

The President, Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konousi Konrote, yesterday swore-in the new Resident Magistrate, Geethani Wijesinghe Widanelage, at the State House. Magistrate Widanelage took her oath before the Head of State
14 Jan 2017 11:00
New Resident Magistrate Sworn-In
President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote

The President, Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konousi Konrote, yesterday swore-in the new Resident Magistrate, Geethani Wijesinghe Widanelage, at the State House.

Magistrate Widanelage took her oath before the Head of State in the presence of Chief Justice Anthony Gates, and Chief Magistrate Usaia Ratuvili.

The new Resident Magistrate started her career as a Junior Attorney-at-Law at Corporate Chambers of Kalinga Indatissa in 1999.

Prior to her appointment, Magistrate Widanelage was a district judge/magistrate at Mahiyangana in Sri Lanka.

Magistrate Widanelage holds a Masters of Law from the University of Colombo, a Diploma in Environmental Law and a Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations.

She was also a tutorial assistant at the Sri Lanka Law College where she taught Environmental and Constitution Law from 2002 to 2008.

Source: DEPOTFO News

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