The induction of the 83rd President, Professor Sagarika Ekanayake, and the annual dinner of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon was held on the 15th of August 2020, at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. The evening was honourably graced by the presence of the Chief Guest, Emeritus Professor Savitri Kumar, University of Peradeniya and Visiting Research Professor at the National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Kandy. The distinguished gathering was welcomed by Professor Priyani Paranagama, the Outgoing President of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon. The Guest of Honour, Professor Jayantha Welihinda, introduced the incoming president to the audience and proposed a toast to her success. We all wish our newly inducted president, Professor Sagarika Ekanayake, all the best for her future here at the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon.