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June 30, 2017

The Annual General Meeting of the Old Royalists' Association in the U.K.
Old Royalists' Association in the UK (ORAUK), a pioneer among Srilankan Schools' Alumni organisations, held its' 34th Annual General Meeting at Beaufort House in Aldgate, London, on Sunday the 18th of June with a representative gathering of both young and not so young former graduates of that revered Reid Avenue institution in attendance.

The President, Mr. Hemantha Edirisooriya, addressed the gathering, to give a brief resume of the various projects and initiatives undertaken by the Association in the preceding 12 months and offered his thanks to the committee for the help and support he had received during his term of office. This was followed by a report from the Hon'y Treasurer Dr. Janaka Weerathunga on the state of Association's finances including the audited accounts.

These preliminaries were followed by the election of Office Bearers for the year 2017/18.

All posts were filled without a contest, and the full list of the men at the controls are as follows.

Patron: Gamit Ameresekere
Special Advisors: Earle Amerasekera and Ganga Kumarasuriyar
President: Hemantha Jay Edirisooriya
Vice Presidents: Abhaya Karunasekera and Rashantha De Silva
Secretary: Dr. Palitha Serasinghe
Treasurer: Janak Ranasinghe
Assistant Secretary: Dr. Janaka Weerathunga
Committee: Dai Liyanage MBE, Dr. Gnana Sankaralingam, Selva Sathananthan, Vinayagan Sangaralingam, Upul Akarawita, Gayan Ranasinghe, Shafraaz Mohamed, Vasantha Karunathilaka, Sujith Wijesena.

Auditor: Chris Ferdinando

The following members were appointed as sub-committee chairmen.
Sports chairman: Gayan Ranasinghe
Events chairman: Earle Amerasekera
Media chairman: Dr. Nihal Samarasinghe
Webmaster: Kshema Sugunadasa
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