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Obituary Notice – Former Chancellor and Retired Professor. M. Sivasuriya

Retired Professor M Sivasuriya

MBBS (CEY) FRCS (ENG) FRCS (EDIN) FRCS (GLASG) FCS (SL), FACS, FRCOG (UK) FCOG (SL), DSc (Jaffna)

Former Chancellor and Founder Professor of Department Obstetrics and Gynaecology
20.04.1933 – 26.02.2019

We regret to inform you that former Chancellor and Retired Professor Mylvaganam Sivasuriya passed away after a brief illness on 26 February 2019 in Colombo.

He graduated from the University of Peradeniya and later he joined the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya as lecturer. While serving as a professor in Peradeniya, he moved to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna as founder professor in 1980. He served in that capacity until 2002. Further he has served as the Chancellor of the University of Jaffna from 2004 to 2014.

May his soul rest in peace. The Community of University of Jaffna will always remember him.