It is indeed an honour to serve as the President of the Sri Lanka Institute of Service Management and I thank the SLISM membership, for placing your confidence and trust in me. I will endeavor to represent best interest of SLISM. I would also like to thank distinguished Past Presidents for their leadership and pathfinding roles. The Founder President Dr Sunil Jayantha Nawaratne currently the Director General of National Institute of Educations gave us the leadership during the formative years. Our 2nd President, Prof Gamini Gunawardane whose initiatives saw the birth of SLISM in January 2018, currently, he is the Sri Lanka High Commissioner for South Africa and the Immediate Past President, Mr Tilak Karunaratne was a parliamentarian and he is a business leader. We are fortunate of the caliber of the Past Presidents.
During the past period we had to curtail our activities due to Covid pandemic and restrictions on gatherings. Now, we can embark on our envisaged programs and activities.
I'm excited to work with the members of the Management Council and all other members to achieve our goals. My main goal is to encourage our members to get involved to be more active and take on leadership roles. I believe that, together we can make a difference.