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 Prof. Sri Satkunaraja appointed as the new VC of the University of Jaffna

 Prof. Sri Satkunaraja appointed as the new VC of the University of Jaffna

The Senior Professor of the Maths and Statistics Faculty, Prof. Sri Satkunarasa has been appointed as the new Vice chancellor of University of Jaffna.

The Additional Secretary to President Gotabhaya Rajapakse announced yesterday that Prof. Sri Satkunaraja had been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of University of Jaffna by the President Gotabhaya Rajapakse.

Prof.R. Wigneswaran who held the post of VC earlier was removed from his post with immediate effect on 30th April, 2019.Prof. Kanthasamy was appointed as the Acting VC. Applications were called last may for the post of VC and Six persons applied for the post.

On the basis of the evaluations of Central Assessment Committee and the Council three were recommended to the President. Prof. Sri Satkunaraja who was in the top position in the evaluations made by the Central Assessment Committee and the Council, has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of the university of Jaffna by the president, Gotabhaya Rajapakse.

Special worship will be made at the Parameswaran Temple today at 8 a.m. and the swearing in will follow.


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