The inaugural ceremony of enrolling the new participants for the 35th batch of the Diploma in Library and Information Science of the University of Kelaniya was held on 23rd of April 2017 at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Emeritus Professor Sunanda Mahendra delivered the keynote speech and explained “The evolution of the library to the computers”. Professor D.M. Semasinghe, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor A.H.M.H. Abyarathna, the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Senior Lecturer Rev. Lagumdeniye Piyarathana Thero, the Head of the Department of Library and Information Science, Professor Mapa Thilakerathna, the Head of the Department of Mass communication, the staff members of the Library and Information Science and the new participants of the diploma attended this event.