Business in Brief
The annual general meeting of the Vehicle Importers Association of
Lanka will be held on July 30 at 6 pm at Hilton Hotel, Colombo, to
select office-bearers for the coming season and to discuss problems
experienced by vehicle importers.
A public lecture by world renowned Professors on “Applied signal
image processing and low-power microelectronics for the communication,
space and biomedical industries”, will be held at the GISM Campus,
Nugegoda today at 4.30 pm.
The Professional Development Centre of Graduate Institute of Science
and Management (GISM) is organizing this lecture by two well-known
celebrities, Prof Dik Morling and Prof Izzet Kale from Westminster
After the lecture the participants will have the opportunity of
The duo are here in Sri Lanka on an invitation of the GISM Campus
President Prof. G. G. Senaratne.
This public lecture has relevance to the telecom sector and
electronics design and manufacturing, DSP, automation, mechatronics and
robotics studies and their application, biomedical applications and
scientific research sectors in both the academia and industry in Sri
Lanka. Admissions are free.
A seminar on British Degree qualifications conducted by the INGRIN
Institute will be held today at 290 D R Wijewardena Mawatha Colombo 10.
Presenters include Directors of Global Educators Group and the CEO of
OTHM (Organisation for Tourism and Hospitality Management).
The seminar provides an opportunity to Sri Lankan students to find
out more about globally recognized UK qualifications offered by the
Global Educator Group in Sri Lanka.
The group’s mission is to make quality UK education available to
global audience and carries the mission statement “Education without
Vavuniya campus lectures
Vavuniya Campus Senior Assistant Registrar has informed that lectures
will commence for the Faculties of Applied Science and Business Studies
from August 1, 2011. Lecture date for newly registered students for the
academic year 2010/2011 will be informed in due course.
The annual research symposium of the National Institute of Library
and Information Sciences (NILIS) of Colombo University will be held on
August 1 at the NILIS auditorium.
The theme of the symposium is 'Information for Excellence in
Education.' Chairman, University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof. Gamini
Samaranayake and Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, Prof Kshanika
Hirimburegama will be the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour. Mohan
Samaranayake, Chairman, Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation will deliver
the keynote address.
Fined for possessing illicit brew
Alawwa police seized 500 bottles of illicit liquor hidden in a house
at Madawala. One suspect who was arrested was imposed a Rs 125,000 fine.