Prof. Carlo Fonseka passes away at age 86

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Professor Carlo Fonseka, an exemplary scholar and a renowned physician has passed away today (02), at the age of 86 years, family sources said.

According to a family spokesman the body of the 86-year-old professor is due to be handed over to Ragama Medical College.

Professor Carlo Fonseka who has rendered a great service to the society not only in the field of medicine but also in the fields of art and politics, was a former dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya and a former president of the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC).

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