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60th AGM of Sri Lanka Scouts

60th AGM of Sri Lanka Scouts 2The Sri Lanka Scout Association held its 60th Annual General Meeting on Saturday 27th May at the Galadari Hotel with Mr. Asoka Senani Hewage Additional Secretary, Ministry of Education as the Chief Guest.  Mr Srinath Gooneratne  President of the SLSA delivered the Welcome Address followed by the Chief Commissioner  Prof. Nimal de |Silva’s , Deputy  Chief Commissioner  Mr. Janaprith Fernando address detailing the important events and activities that took place during the year 2016. 

The Chief Guest Mr. Hewage in his address stated that Sri Lanka Scout Association has played a leading role towards National Unity and Reconciliation.  He further stated that the Ministry of Education would give its fullest support to the Scout Movement with the objective of producing worthy and useful citizens.  Mr. Hewage said a Special task will be undertaken with the guidance of the Minister of Education Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam and Secretary Ministry of Education Mr. Sunil Harttiaratchi to develop scouting through the school network.

The Annual Scout Awards for 2015 were also presented to the Scout Groups and the Scout |Districts by the Chief Guest.
 Othersd associated with the event were Mr. Y.N. D. Yapa – Director of  Education for Extra Curricular Activities special guest , Mr. Ransiri Perera Chairman Committee of the Scout Council, Mr. Sadik Ameen, Secretary,Mr. Kanmalanath Jinadasa Treasurer, Senior Commissioners and members of the Council.

The following were elected for the year 2017/2018

President Mr. L M Srinath Goonerathne 
  Vice President Major Parakrama Abeyratne  
Mr. J.K.Adhikari Hettiarachchi
Mr.  Kamalnath Jinadasa 
Mr. Lalith Sirimewan Kulatunge

 Chairman Mr. Ransiri Perera

Hony Secretary Mr. M.J. Sadik Ameen   

Hony. Treasurer Mr. Udaya P. Iddawela 

Committee Members Mr. G.R. Ruwan Ariyaratne

Mr. B M O Sarath Bandara
Mr. J Riyal Deen
Ms. M.L. Chandrani Fernando 
Mr. Deepal Gunawardena
Mr. G.W. Anurasiri Kumara 
Mr. Sarath Kumarasinghe
Mr. Ananda Kumara Melpitiya 
Mr. H.L. Kapila Priyantha
Mr. Damian Silva
Mr. Suminda D. Vithanaarachchi 
Mr. W.D.Weerasinghe
Mr. K.M.S. Weerasooriya  
Mr. Manjula Wijesiriwardana 

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