Priyath Liyanage worked as a journalist in Sri Lanka before joining the BBC World Service in London as a freelancer in the late 1980s. In subsequent years, he became a senior producer at the BBC before being appointed Editor of the Sinhala Service in 1997. He writes on Sri Lankan politics for a variety of radio and television audiences.
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