Nishan De Mel fronts up for SKAL

Item in Daily Ft, 2 March 2022, where the title is “Skal International Colombo holds 68th AGM

The 68th Annual General meeting of Skal International was held recently at the Ramada in Colombo and Travel Talk Asia Managing Director Sk. Dinushka Chandrasena, was re-elected President for the year 2022.  World Link Travels Managing Director Sk. Ahintha Amarasinghe continues as the Vice President.

De Mel is seen here betweenVice President Ahintha Amarasinghe and Vice President Dinushka Chandrasena,

The two new members inducted during the luncheon meeting were Serendib Hotels (a subsidiary of LOLC Holdings) Managing Director Shantha Kurumbalapitiya and Booking Whizz Sri Lanka Managing Director and former Managing Director of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau Sutheash Balasubramanium. 

The Chief Guest at the event was Verite Research Executive Director Dr. Nishan De Mel,  an economist with extensive academic, policy, and private sector experience. He has been a Member of the Presidential Task Force on Health Sector Reform, Presidential Committee on Tobacco, Alcohol and Dangerous Drug Regulation, and the National Steering Committee on Social Security.

Skal International 2022/2023 Ex-Co. Standing from left: Public Relations Officer Gyan Amarasinghe, Membership Development officer Nirmalan Nagendra, Young Skal Coordinator Hashan Cooray, Ex-officio Shamali De Vaz, Ex-officio Dushy Jayaweera and Committee Member Shereen Gunasekera. Seated from left: Treasurer Keethi Jayaweera, Secretary Zahara Mufti, President Dinushka Chandrasena, Vice President Ahintha Amarasinghe, Immediate Past President Bernard Wijetunge and Ex-Officio Sega Nagendra

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