The AGM and Alumni Dinner of the Alumni Association of the Faculty of Applied Sciences 2023

The Japura Science Alumni Association of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura gathered for its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Alumni Dinner on November 11, 2023, at the elegant Ariyana Reach Hotel in Maharagama.

The event commenced with member registration, providing a vibrant networking platform for alumni to reconnect. The meeting officially kicked off with a call to order, followed by a warm welcome address from the Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science. The prestigious gathering was graced by the presence of Senior Professor Pathmalal M. Manage, the Vice-Chancellor, and Senior Professor Sampath Amaratunge, Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC), both of whom shared insightful addresses.

The AGM featured the presentation of the Annual Report and Accounts, marking the achievements and milestones of the association. A significant highlight was the appointment of the new office bearers for the term 2023-2025, with Mahinda Ranasinghe assuming the role of President. The Vice-Presidents include Prof. Hiran Amarasekera, Thusitha Kariyawasam, and Kushan Amarasinghe, while Lasantha Perera and Dr. Indika Wanniarachchi were appointed as General Secretary and Treasurer, respectively.

Former Dean and distinguished alumni delivered inspiring speeches, reflecting on their academic journey and the impact of their alma mater. The newly appointed President, Mahinda Ranasinghe, addressed the audience, unveiling plans for the future and launching a Scholarship Program to support aspiring students.

The evening concluded with a vote of thanks by the Secretary, expressing gratitude to all attendees. The Alumni Dinner and Fellowship session provided a delightful opportunity for members to reminisce, network, and celebrate the strong bond that unites the Japura Science alumni community.


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