56th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Women Lawyers’ Association.

The 56th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Women Lawyers’ Association was held on 2nd December 2018 at the Ramada Hotel Colombo.

The Chief Guest was Mrs.Pavithra Wanniarachchi M.P., Attorney at Law addressed the gathering. She stated that women by nature are empowered with a strong influencing power, resilient to change and determined to succeed, which inherent position traits needed for professionals enabling them to take leading positions in many professions across the globe including legal profession and appreciated the contribution made by SLWLA for the members of the legal profession and women in protecting the interest and rights of women.

The outgoing president Ms.Sandya Thalduwa briefed the membership on the activities of the committee and thanked all the members for their contribution towards the development of the association.

An awareness presentation was made on the management of Diabetic by Dr.Prasad Katulanda Consultant Endocrinologist/Diabetologist. Mrs.Kishani George from Stretch N Tone made a presentation on Stretching Exercises.

The Annual report and the Treasurers’ report were presented by Ms.Ruchira Gunasekara – Secretary Sri Lanka Women Lawyers’ Association.

Following members were appointed as office bearers for the year 2018/2019

  • President - Ms.Swarna Jayaweera
  • Co-vice Presidents - Ms.Priyadharshani Gunasena / Ms.Ruchira Gunasekara
  • Secretary - Ms.Kumudu Ariyaratne
  • Treasurer - Ms.Mihiri Fernando
  • Asst. Secretary - Ms.Ranusha Wijesinghe
  • Asst. Treasure - Ms.Shehani Alwis


The following members were appointed as Committee members.

  1. Ms. Charmane Madurasinghe
  2. Ms. Pushpa Rupasinghe
  3. Ms. Shamika De silva
  4. Ms. Nishani Lokuge
  5. Ms. Imali Weerasinghe
  6. Ms. Jayanka Kahawewithana
  7. Ms. Kanthi Kannangara
  8. Ms. Sandhya Wickramasinghe
  9. Ms. Erandathi Kuruppu
  10. Ms. Sammani Kurukulasuriya
  11. Ms. Rajika Silva
  12. Ms. Prabha Chandrapala
  13. Ms. Dharashani Lahandapura
  14. Ms. Nula Samarasinghe
  15. Ms. Wathsala Uluwaduge
  16. Ms. Disna Amarasinghe
  17. Ms. Nalani Kaneshayogan
  18. Ms. Seetha Handunneththi
  19. Ms. Bhagya Senavirathne
  20. Ms. Thayaga Silva
  21. Ms. Achini Wickramarathne
The newly elected president Ms.Swarna Jayaweera addressed the gathering and vote of thanks was given by the Ms.Ruchira Gunasekara.

56th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Women Lawyers’ Association. 56th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Women Lawyers’ Association.

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