The assumption of the new director and the staff of Communication and Media Unit University of Kelaniya were held on 05th April 2017 at the Communication and Media Unit.
Professor Rohana Luxman Piyadasa was appointed as the new director and senior Lecturer Dammika Bandara Herath and Senior Lecturer Darshana Somarathna from the Department of Mass Communication were appointed as new deputy directors.
Professor D.M.Semasinghe the Vice Chancellor of University of Kelaniya, Deans, registrar, Senior Professor Chandrasiri Rajapaksha, the fomer Director of Communication and Media Unit, Professor Mapa Thilakarathna the head of the Department Mass Communication, academic staff participated in this event.
Professor D.M.Semasingha, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya, stated that he is concerned about the duties and the procedure of the Communication and Media Unit and emphasized the importance of granting interuniversity internships for university students.
After assuming duties, Professor Rohana Luxman Piyadasa, the Director of Mass Communication and Media Unit stated that Communication and Media Unit must inform the public and the researchers of the country of the future research conducted by the academics of the university.