August 2, 2007 (LBO) – Eminent banker Pelanage Amarasinghe passed away on Wendesday August 01. He has served Sri Lanka’s banking sector for over 36 years as a central banker and later also in commercial banks.
He retired from the Central Bank of Sri Lanka after becoming its Deputy Governor and was a former chairman of Peoples’ Bank.
At the time of his passing he was director of Lankaputhra Development Bank and HNB Assurance and Vice President of the Sarvodaya Sramadana Movement.
He leaves behind his wife, two sons and a daughter.
Cortege leaves residence at 21/5 Pepiliyana Mawwatha, Kohuwala/Nugegoda on Saturday August 04 at 4.00 p.m for cremation at Borella Crematorium at 5 p.m.