Solicitor General Yuwanjana Wanasundera Wijayathilake was sworn in as the 28th Attorney General of Sri Lanka yesterday before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees.
Wijayathilake became an attorney in 1979 and joined the legal department as an advocate in 1980.
Completing 34 years of service in legal profession, he has also served as the deputy solicitor General and additional solicitor general.
A past pupil of Ananda College, Colombo, He is the son of former Supreme Court judge S.R. Wijayathilake.