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Sunday, September 21, 2014

College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka - Annual Scientific Sessions 2014

The Annual Scientific Sessions of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka (CCPSL) were held at the Grand Crystal Ballroom of Hotel Taj Samudra from 18 to 20 September 2014. The annual event concluded with the College Dinner on Sunday 21 September 2014 at On Golden Pond of the same hotel.
The ceremonial inauguration took place on Thursday 18 September under the distinguished patronage of Dr. P.B. Jayasundera, Secretary to the Treasury. He was welcomed by the incumbent President of the College Dr. Paba Palihawadana who is the Chief Epidemiologist of the Ministry of Health.. This was followed by the College Oration which was delivered by Professor Nalika Gunawardene, Professor in Community Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, Colombo. At the conclusion of the sessions, the Annual General Meeting of the CCPSL was held where Dr. Sandamalee de Silva, Deputy Director of the Family Health Bureau was elected President for the ensuing year.
I have inserted below a few photos taken at the College Dinner. These pictures were taken with my camera phone and accounts for the poor quality.



  1. Gnanissara hasn't changed much! Good to see the photos.

  2. It's Crystal clear that it was a momentous event. The participants look colourful and cheerful and there is an air of jollity with musicians around. Thanks, Lucky, for letting us share this event electronically via your fantastic pictures through the medium of our blog.