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Launch of Felicitation Volume in Honour of Senior Professor Piyadasa Ranasinghe

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The launch of the felicitation volume which marked the retirement of Senior Professor Piyadasa Ranasinghe was held on the 2nd of December at the J.R Jayawardene Centre, Colombo 7. The event was graced by the presence of Hon. Chancellor Ven. Velamitiyawe Dharmakeerthi Sri Kusaladhammbhidana Thero, Chief Prelate of the Colombo and Chilaw regions. Senior Professor of Library and Information Science M.P Sathija from the University of Amirithsar Guru Nanak Devi, India presented the Asian Library Lifetime Achievement Award to Senior Professor Piyadasa Ranasinghe at this significant occasion. The Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya, Professsor Sunanda Maddumabandara was present at this ceremony in which the introduction to the felicitation volume was provided by the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Kelaniya, Prof. A.H.M.H Abeyrathna. Additionally, while the welcome address was given by Senior Professor Sumanapala Galmangoda, the special lecture was presented by Librarian of the Open University of Sri Lanka, Dr (Mrs). Wathmanel Seneviratne. Senior Professor Piyadasa Ranasinghe also addressed the gathering at this momentous occasion.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 December 2015 10:04