- On July 13, 2018
The 17th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka – China Business Council (SLCHBC) of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) was held on 13th July 2018 at Taj Samudra Colombo electing Mr. Yasantha Abeykoon as the President. The Chief Guest of the event was the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Cheng Xueyuan, who is also the patron of the Council.
Mr. Thulitha Mendis – Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC and Mr. Mr.Aruna Perera – Lanka Shipping and Logistics (Pvt) Ltd were elected as the Vice Presidents and Mr. Chaminda Perera – Associated Motorways Ltd as the Treasurer. Mr. Lasantha Wickremasooriya – AG Masters (Pvt) Ltd will serve as the Immediate Past President. The event provided an ideal opportunity for members to network with other Council Members, Embassy Officials and other Government Institutions.
Seated from L-R: Mr. Prabath Harshakumar, John Keells Holdings PLC; Mr. Aruna Perera, Vice President SLCHBC; His Excellency Cheng Xueyuan, Ambassador, Embassy of the Peoples’ Republic of China; Mr. Yasantha Abeykoone, President SLCHBC; Dinithi Dias, Manager Business Council, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
Standing from L-R: Mr. Nathaniel Umesh Nithiyanandarajah, Sunshine Tea (Private) Limited; Mr. M.A.Rajap, Hayleys Agriculture Holdings Limited; Mr. Joe Meng, Cosco Lanka (Pvt) Ltd; Mr. Sun Lai Yung, KPMG; Mr. Ruwan Senavirathne, Stretchline (Pvt) Ltd; Mr. Tan Beng Chuan, Prima Ceylon (Private) Limited; Mr. K. Kunendran, Abans PLC; Mr. A.R.M.Shafraz, Zam Gems (Pvt) Ltd; Ms. Camy Somasundaram, National Development Bank PLC; Mr. Mahasen Ranagala.
Not in the Picture: Mr.Thulitha Mendis, Senior Vice President SLCHBC, Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC; Mr. Lasantha Wickremesooriya, Immediate Past president SLCHBC; Mr. Chaminda Perera, Treasurer SLCHBC.