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SLAITO AGM celebrates milestones achieved during 2017/18


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From left: Ushendrini Amerasinghe, Gayangi Wirasinha, Nalin Jayasundera, Harith Perera, Devindre Senaratne, Nushani Ediriweera and Kumuda Eramudugolla

The 38th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) was held on 3 August at the Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo, followed by an elegant black tie sit-down dinner and dance. The evening celebrated the success of SLAITO’s endeavours during the financial year under review while raising a toast to another successful year ahead. 



The event was attended by Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs John Amaratunga, who acknowledged SLAITO’s achievements in his speech while mentioning that he looks forward to working closely with the association to take the tourism industry forward.

The Executive Committee for the year 2018/19 was announced on the occasion. The office bearers for the year ahead will be headed by Harith Perera as President and Nalin Jayasundera as Vice-President of SLAITO respectively. 



The rest of the Executive Committee includes Nushani Ediriweera – Secretary; Gayangi Wirasinha – Treasurer and Devindre Senaratne – Immediate Past President. Other committee members are Mahen Kariyawasan, Chandra Wickremasinghe, Nilmin Nanayakkara, Shiromal Cooray, Tilak Weerasinghe, TMF Packeer, Yolande Anne Hansen, Bilal Mohamed, Nishad Wijetunga, Shanitha Fernando, Amith Sumanapala, Shamali De Vaz, Nalaka Amaratunga, Anuruddha Bandara and Charith De Alwis.

As the apex body for in-bound tourism and established to promote and foster the rapid and long term growth of tourism in Sri Lanka by providing and maintaining a high standard of excellence in the services provided for the comfort and convenience of the tourist in all aspects, SLAITO champions industry causes.

 


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