Opening session at Nelum Pokuna – 07 September 2016

Opening session at Nelum Pokuna – 07 September 2016

OPENING CEREMONY

07 September 2016, 1630 – 1930

Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapakse Theatre Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

1630       Arrival of Invited Guests

1730       Traditional Lighting of the Oil Lamp

National Anthem

1750       Welcome and Introduction to STS Forum Sri Lanka 2016  

               Hon. Susil Premajayantha, MP

Hon. Minister of Science, Technology and Research

1800       Video presentation

                Sri Lanka Science and Technology

1805       Address by

               Hon. Ranil Wickremasinghe

Hon. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

1820       Address by

               His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena

President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

1835       Keynote Address

               Prof. Michael J Kelly

Prince Philip Professor of Technology, University of Cambridge, UK

1855       Vote of Thanks

               Ms R. Wijialudchumi

Secretary, Ministry of Science, Technology and Research

1900       Cultural Performance