Vijith Fernando appointed Director Cashew Corporation
Vijith Viswanath Fernando of Nalluruwa, Panadura has been appointed
as a Director of Sri Lanka Cashew Corporation by Minister of Minor
Export Crops Reginold Cooray.
Vijith Viswanath Fernando is a product of Nalanda College, Colombo
and Buddhist University College, Colombo. He had served as a press
officer in the Ministry of Power and Energy.
Fernando is also an all island Justice of the Peace and was elected
as a member to the Urban Council, Panadura. He is an active member of
the SLFP Organizing Committee of Panadura electorate and was a social
During the period of late premier Sirimavo Bandaranaike he served as
the Government Agent, Trincomalee and was the first Commissioner of
People's Committees and Editor Sunday Observer. He was a Member of the
Sri Lanka Freedom Party Politburo.