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Sri Lanka NOC elects new president

24 Feb 2018
Colombo, Sri Lanka, February 23, 2018: The National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka has held its annual meeting and election of officers. Posting on its Facebook page, the NOC of Sri Lanka reports: “Congratulations to our newly elected officials of the NOC Sri Lanka.

“It is with utmost cordiality we acknowledge that the AGM and the Election of Office Bearers of the NOC Sri Lanka were held peacefully, honourably and without any discrimination under the supervision and direction of the impartial Election Commission and the IOC. Our warm wishes for newly elected officials.”

The newly elected Officials are as follows.

President: Mr. Surendran Subramaniam (newly elected)
Secretary General: Mr. Totabaddage Maxwell Priyantha Nimal de Silva

Vice Presidents:

1. Mr. Joseph Benedict Kenny Adutharai Kattar
2. Maj. General (Rtd) Waduge Palitha Piyasiri Fernando
3. Senior DIG (Rtd) Edirisinghe Arachchige Sumith Edirisinghe (newly elected)
4. Mr. Asanga Chandana Seneviratne (newly elected)

Treasurer: Mr. Senaka Clement Ranasinghe (newly elected)
Assistant Secretary: Mr. Chandana Bamunusinghe Liyanage (newly elected)
Assistant Treasurer: Mr. Nishantha Dayan de Silva Jayasinghe (newly elected)

Committee Members:

1. Mr. Appuhennadhi Thota Hewage Chanaka Hashantha (newly elected)
2. Mr. Fazil Mohamed Hussain (newly elected)
3. Mr. Warnakulasuriya Ajith Thamel (newly elected)

Note: Mr. Suresh Subramaniam (Tennis Federation) won the election after receiving 18 votes, over the other contestant, Rohan Fernando, who received 12 votes.
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