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The Third Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Association of Australia Awards Alumni

Posted: 21 August 2017

Sri Lanka, Impact,

The third Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Sri Lanka Association of Australia Awards Alumni (SLAAAA) was held on 8 December 2016 at the Grand Oriental Hotel in Colombo. The meeting was attended by members of the Association and other invitees, including Colombo Plan alumni, representatives from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and Australia Awards Sri Lanka.

Following the AGM, a new executive committee comprising 15 members assumed office under the leadership of Dr. Mohammed Ijas.

Guest speaker Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ceylon, spoke of his Australian education experience when he pursued a PhD in Economics at the Australian National University as a Central Bank funded scholar.

The newly appointed committee members of the SLAAAA:

Position in the committee
Dr. Mohamaed Ijas President
Ms. Chandika Ethugala Vice President
Mr. Dinuke De Coonghe Vice President
Ms. Nishadi Liyanage Secretary
Ms. Suhajinee Gunawardene Asst. Secretary
Mr. Shezri Junaid Treasurer
Ms. Mangala Priyadarshani Gunaratna Organizing Secretary
Ms. Anusha Nishanthi Polwatte Committee Member
Mr. Maduka Perera Committee Member
Dr. Dedunu Dias Committee Member
Mr. Champika Sri Harsha Vithanaarachchi Committee Member
Ms. Randika Jayasinghe Committee Member
Dr. Pradeepa Jayaratne Committee Member
Ms. Nazeema Ahmed Committee Member