The Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of ‘the 50th Anniversary Building’ of the Faculty of Science was held on the 04th of October 2017 at the premises of the Faculty of Science to coincide with its Golden Jubilee Celebrations. The ceremony was held under the patronage of Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya.
This 50th Anniversary Building has 350 seats and its construction is expected to be completed by 2019. It consists of three main lecture halls, auditorium, discussion rooms for small group of students, student centered lecture rooms and a computer lab. This ceremony was participated by Prof. Lakshman Senevirathne, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof. B.M. Jayawardena, the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Dr. W.V.A.D. Karunarathne, the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, the Venerable Maha Sangha including Ven. Dr. Dodamkumbure Dhammadassi Thero, the Chief Student Counsellor, Ms. U.T.M.I.D. Tennakoon, the Bursar, Mr. R.A. Gunapala, the Project Manager, Mr.K.A.P. Gunarathne, the works Engineer, the academic and non-academic staff members of the Faculty of Science and many undergraduates.