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March 01, 2017
Reunion University of Ceylon Peradeniya
1972 Medics, Dentists & Vetrinarians
The Medics, Dentists and the Vets who qualified from the University of Ceylon, Peradeniya celebrated their 40th anniversary reunion last October at the Grand Kandyan Hotel with a Gala Dinner which was the highlight displaying the singing and dramatic talents among the participants! They also paid visits to Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, Nuwera Eliya and the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and the Veterinary Sciences. The organising committee was chaired by KMC Abrew with a symposium convened by Deen Jameel that brought in Srilankan expatriates from Australia, Canada, UK and Tasmania.

Among the dignitaries in attendance were their past teachers Professors Varagunam, Aluwihare, Eugene Wickremanayake, Arsecularatne, Aponso, Sivakanesan and Dr Manel de Wijesundera. Dr Athula Kahandeliyanage, the former Director General of Health Services also graced the occasion.

The event raised over Rs 130 thousand for charitable causes concerned with service users in SriLanka. Donations were made to the Meththa Foundation, an artificial limb fitting project headed by Dr Panagamuwa, a Kandy based hospice movement & a charity overseeing children with learning difficulties, Friends of Manipay Hospital and Cancer Aid North & East (CANE).

Photos by Ari
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