37th Annual General Meeting


The 37th Annual General Meeting of the University Librarians Association (ULA) was held on the 19th of September, 2019 at the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University. Air Vice Marshal H. M. S. K. B. Kotakadeniya , Vice Chancellor of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University graced the event as the chief guest. Mrs. Thanuja Ranawella, Acting Librarian, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University welcomed the chief guest and ULA members to the inaugural session of the Annual General Meeting. Dr. Chaminda Jayasundara President of ULA addressed the gathering presenting the progress of ULA during the year 2018/2019. Air Vice Marshal H. M. S. K. B. Kotakadeniya delivered a speech as the Chief Guest of this occasion. Issues (22nd Volume, Issues 1 & 2) pertaining to the Journal published in 2019 of the University Librarians Association were presented to the chief guest by Mrs. M. M. Mashroofa, the Editor of JULA and Conference Proceeding was presented by Mr. C. N. D. Punchihewa Co-Chair (Publication)/ICULA 2019. Dr. (Mrs) W Senevirathna, Librarian Open University of Sri Lanka recently retired from service was felicitated for her outstanding contribution to the Sri Lankan library profession. Dr. K. H. Ratmanayake and Mr. A. H. Balasooriya won the best researcher paper award for junior researchers and most outstanding innovator of the year respectively. Vote of thanks for the inaugural session was delivered by the ULA General Secretary Mrs. U. D. H. Kanchana.