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FCT 20,21,22 July, 2020

Long Service Awards

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In recognition of their dedication and service over the years, the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon honoured the following members for their tireless efforts for the betterment of the Institute at the 49th Annual Sessions held on the 13th of August at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute. Mrs H L Anoma Champanie Wijesuriya was awarded with the long service award for her dedicated and loyal service to the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon for 30 years. Ms Anoma Chamapanie joined the Institute in 1990 as a Trainee Accountant Clerk and then promoted to the post of Senior Accounts Assistant in 1998. In 2008 she assumes duties of the post of Assistant accounting officer and was promoted to the post of Senior Accounting officer in 2013. From January 2020 she serves the Institute as the Assistant Finance Manager.Dr U S K Weliwegamage joined the College of Chemical Sciences in 2005 as the first full time and permanent Senior lecturer of the College of Chemical Sciences. Currently, he is the Acting Head of the Department of Allied Sciences, College of Chemical Sciences. His contribution to the advancement of the College of Chemical Sciences as well as the progress of the Graduateship in Chemistry programme has been enormous. He has served as the Assistant Treasurer and a Council member of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon and as the Senior Students’ Mentor, College of Chemical Sciences.Mr H L R Hasantha Abeyrathna Joined the Institute of Chemistry in 2005 as a Laboratory Assistant. After successfully completing the Diploma in Laboratory Technology in Chemistry Progaramme conducted by the Institute he was promoted to the post of laboratory Technician in 2008. In 2016 Mr Abeyrathna was appointed as the Education Assistant, in which he continues his duties with great dedication to this date.