Commemoration of 75th Anniversary of the United Nations & 70th Anniversary of United Nations Association of Sri Lanka
UNASL and Dr. Kamal Abeywardhane, Executive – Committee member of UNASL. A very attractive dance was performed by the students of the college.
The activities which commenced at 9.00 am concluded at 3.00 pm with the vote of thanks by the Vice Principal Mr. Nimal Weerasinghe followed by refreshments arranged by the Study Circle of the school.
69th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2019 – The 69th Annual General Meeting of the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka was held on 23rd March, 2019 at the National Secretariat, 39/1, Cyril Jansz Mawatha, Panadura.
The event commenced with the hoisting the National Flag by Secretary General Mr. Errol Smith, and the UN Flag by the Executive Chairman Mr. M. M. Zawahir. Over 60 members were present at the Annual General Meeting.
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68th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018 – 68th Annual General Meeting of the United Nations Association was held on 25th March, 2018 at the National Secretariat, 39/1, Cyril Jansz Mawatha, Panadura following hoisting the National Flag by Executive Chairman – Mr. M. M. Zawahir, the UN Flag by the Secretary General Mr. Errol G. Smith and the Peace Flag by Brigadier G.V….
National Observance of the 72nd United Nations Day – United Nations Association of Sri Lanka conducted the National Observance of the 72nd United Nations Day at a function at the Bishop’s College Auditorium, Colombo 3 on 22nd of October 2017 with the distinguished participation of Brigadier Granville Elapatha as the Chief Guest, Dr. Shiran Deraniyagala, as the…
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On 15 June 2015, the United Nations General Assembly elected Mogens Lykketoft of Denmark to serve as the President of its seventieth session, which runs from September 2015 to September 2016. At the time of his election, Mr. Lykketoft was the Speaker (President) of the Danish Parliament, a position he has held since 2011…