It is with deepest sorrow we announce the demise of Hon. Justice P.H.K. Kulathilake, former Co-Director of the Sri Lanka Judges’ Institute. The Funeral is scheduled to take place on 17th of September 2018.

After retiring from a distinguished career in the Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice P.H.K. Kulatilake has been appointed as Additional Director of Sri Lanka Judges’ Institute in 2009. In the year 2011 His Lordship was elevated to the position of Co-Director. Hon. Justice Kulatilake served the Institute with distinction and, trained the new recruits and conducted in-service training to serving judges, both in civil and criminal fields. His Lordship’s immense experience as a Law Officer in the Attorney General’s Department and a Judge of the Court of Appeal has contributed to enhance the efficacy of Judiciary in many aspects. We shall always remember the yeomen service rendered by His Lordship to the betterment of the Sri Lankan Judiciary.

In this hour of grief we would like to express our deepest condolences to the beloved family of His Lordship Justice P.H.K. Kulathillake.



Justice P.H.K. Kulatilaka - Retired Judge of the Court of Appeal, former Co-Director, Sri Lanka Judges’ Institute, loving husband of Rathnalatha (nee Koswatta), loving father of Dr. Shalindra Ranasinghe, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Sanjaya Ranasinghe, Brisbane, Australia,   father in-law of Dr. Harsha Sathischandra, NHSL and Natasha and grandfather of Anuja, Anagi, Nayli and Sayon. Remains lie at Jayaratne VIP Respect Home, 483, Bauddhaloka Mawatha Colombo 8 (between AMW Showroom and Devi Balika). Cortege leaves at 4.30 pm on Monday 17th September 2018 for cremation at Borella Kanatta. 

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