Samaranayake headed Rupavahini Corporation three years ago during the Mahinda Rajapaksa regime.
Its current Chairman is Attorney-At-Law Ravi Jayawardena.
However, when we inquired from a high ranking official of Rupavahini Corporation he said this is nothing to be amused about.
The official said that former secretary of the Media Ministry during the Rajapaksa regime - W.A. Ganegala currently serving as the Chairman of the Ceylon Electricity Board is a fine example.
Hence, it would not be a surprise if Samaranayake is re-appointed as the Chairman of Rupavahini in the future, he added.
Had the Consul General referred to the Rupavahini Corporation website before sending the letter, he would have been able to obtain details of the entire Board of Directors.
The letter is as follows :