Dr. Gamini Abeysekera commemoration
A commemorative ceremony to mark the 59th birth anniversary of late
Dr. Gamini Abeysekera, a former UNICEF representative in Bangkok and
advisor to the Prime Minister of Thailand, will be held at Nalanda
College Language Laboratory, Colombo on March 12 at 5.30 p.m.
A highlight will be the setting up of a foundation in his memory
called the Dr. Gamini Abeysekera Foundation.
The Foundation dedicated to charity will continue late Dr. Gamini's
commitment to children by working towards the improvement of health and
education among the less fortunate segments said Dr. Nimal Sandaratne, a
close friend of late Dr. Abeysekera.
Dr. Sandaratne in a special message has requested all friends and
associates of late Dr. Abeysekara to contribute towards this noble cause
by participating in this event.
The late Dr. Abeysekera obtained his PhD in economics from the
Wisconsin University in USA. He also served as the Chairman of the
National Savings Bank and at the Economic Research Division of the
Central Bank for some time.