Golden Jubilee Celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science of the University of Kelaniya, established in 1967, marked its 50th anniversary this year. A series of programmes were organized by the Alumni Association of the Faculty of Science to commemorate and to celebrate the Golden Jubilee on the 18th and 23rd of May 2017 at the University premises and the Vidyalankara Pirivena,Peliyagoda .
A “Dhamma Sermon” by Ven.Pitigala Gunarathana Thero was held on the 18th of May 2017 at Sri Dharmaloka Hall of University of Kelaniya. Prof. B.M.Jayawardena, the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Heads of the Departments, academic and non-academic staff, members of the Alumni Association, and students of the Faculty of Science participated in this event.
A “Tree planting programme” and an “Alms-giving programme” for 50 venerable monks including Tripitaka Vagishvaracharya, Mahopadhyaya, Pandith, the most Venerable Welamitiyawe Dharmakirthi Sri Kusala Dhamma Thero, the Chancellor of the university were held on the 23rd of May at the Vidyalankara Pirivena in Peliyagoda.
Professor D. M. Semasinghe, Vice Chancellor of University of Kelaniya, Professor Lakshman Senevirathne, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Deans of the Faculties, Heads of the Departments, Registrar, academic and non-academic staff, committee members of the Alumni Association and students of the Faculty of Science participated in these events.