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Sri Lanka Medical Library unveils portraits of distinguish members

Prof. Neville Perera, President of The Sri Lanka Medical Library unveiled the portraits of two distinguished members of the library, Prof. Wilfred S.E. Perera and Dr. Tistle Jayawardene at the 168th Annual General Meeting of the library held on 28th August 2014 at the library premises at Wijerama House, Colombo.

Prof. Wilfred S.E. Perera a pioneering Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist was the president of the SLML for 15 long years from 1996 to 2013. He got involved with the SLML as an administrator in 1984. He has served as a committee member and sub-committee member of Finance and Fund Raising Committee and as the vice president. His personal donations in cash and kind over the years to the library have ensured its survival at times of great financial crisis.

Dr. Tistle Jayawardene, a pioneering Consultant Anaesthesiologist has been involved with the library since 1987. He has rendered yeomen service to the library in various capacities as a member of the Management Committee, Member Book Committee, Member Sub Committee on Finance and Fund Raising Committee, Honourable Director Management Committee, Honourable assistant treasurer, Honourable Treasurer and Vice President. His tenure as Treasurer from 2004 to 2013 was at a critical junction in the history of the library. He extended his skills as an intensivist to nurse the library back to financial stability during his term as its treasurer.

The SLML is greatly honoured to have felicitated these medical greats for their selfless and exemplary service to the library which has ensured its services to the next generation of medical professionals by unveiling their portraits to be displayed in the SLML.

Dr.Ruvaiz Haniffa
Public Relations Officer

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