Senior Professor Janitha A. Liyanage, the founding Vice-Chancellor of the Gampaha Wickramarachchi University of Indigenous Medicine had been appointed as the Sri Lankan Ambassador to the Russian Federation by his Excellency the president Gotabaya Rajapaksa. After bidding farewell to GWUIM on the 30th of September 2021, Senior Professor Liyanage has assumed duties in the diplomatic mission.

Whilst she embarks on the new journey to be the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation, we sincerely congratulate Her Excellency Senior Professor Janitha A. Liyanage to succeed in all her future endeavors in her diplomatic mission and bring glory to Sri Lanka.

Senior Professor Janitha Liyanage is the beloved wife of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Senior Professor Sudantha Liyanage. Besides, Senior Professor Janitha Liyanage is an alumnus of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and she is an old girl of Southlands College, Galle.