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Minister Amunugama discusses George Keyt Art Centre at Peradeniya University


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Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama, Chairman of the Kandy City Development Committee chaired a meeting at Peradeniya University to discuss the George Keyt Art Centre which is to be erected on campus grounds. This centre will display hundreds of paintings and sketches of George Keyt which were donated by the Late Ian Goonatileke, former librarian to the Peradeniya University. Others at this meeting representing the George Keyt Committee were Prof. Ranjini Obeyesekera, former Vice Chancellor S. Abeykoon, Vice Chancellor Prof. Upul Dissanayake, Prof. K.N.O. Dharmadasa and Retired Prof. Ranaweera of the Engineering Faculty. The architectural plan for the centre has been provided free of charge by distinguished architect Ashley de Vos at the request of Dr. Amunugama.

 


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