The inauguration ceremony of Higher Diploma in Business Accountancy 2018 (4th Batch) conducted by the Department of Accountancy of the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies (FCMS) was held on the 20th of May 2018 at the Auditorium of the FCMS. Providing basic knowledge about the course to the newly enrolled students was the prime objective of this ceremony.
The Director of the Center for Distance and Continuing Education of the University, Prof. P. M. C. Thilakarathne delivered the keynote address of the ceremony in which the Dean of the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, Senior Lecturer Dr. P. N. D. Fernando was the chief guest. Further, the Head of the Department of Accountancy, Senior Lecturer Dr. W, V. A. D. Karunarathne, the Coordinator of the Higher Diploma in Business Accountancy, Senior Lecturer Dr. K. K. Thilakasiri and the academic staff members participated in the ceremony.
Around 100 new diploma students participated in the Inauguration Ceremony and it is expected that another more than 30 students will join the course eventually.