D.Litt. for Professor Sunil Ariyaratne
Award-winning lyricist, filmmaker and the most senior lecturer of Sri
Jayawardenepura University, Professor Sunil Ariyaratne will be honoured
with D.Litt. the highest award granted by a university. The decision is
unanimously agreed by the University’s senate.
Sri Jayawardenepura University Chancellor Ven Professor Bellanwila
Wimalarathana Thera will bestow this honour upon Professor Ariyaratne at
the 39th Degree Convocation Ceremony held at BMICH on July 11.
The D.Litt. is the second literary award degree bestowed upon
He was earlier conferred a D.Litt. by University of Visual
Performances in 2011.
This is a rare occurrence.