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CHSGA appoints new office-bearers

4 October, 2020
Executive Committee of CHSGA 2021 with keynote speaker Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva, and guest of honour Ms Kimali Fernando, Chairperson,  Sri Lanka Tourism..
Executive Committee of CHSGA 2021 with keynote speaker Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva, and guest of honour Ms Kimali Fernando, Chairperson, Sri Lanka Tourism..

The 49th Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon Hotel School Graduates Association (CHSGA) took place at the Taj Samudra Hotel recently.

The Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation Services S. Hettiarachchi was the chief guest, Mrs. Kimali Fernando, Chairperson of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) and the Sri Lanka Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management (SLITHM) was the guest of honour and Army Chief Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva was the keynote speaker.

Priyal Perera, a hotelier with over 30 years’ experience in the hotel sector, was re-elected President for 2020-21.

Ms Kimali Fernando, Chairperson, Sri Lanka Tourism spoke on ‘Prospects of Tourism in the wake of Covid-19 Epidemic’ outlining what stood favourable for the country, what makes Sri Lanka special and the opportunities for new prospects in the future. CHSGA will be celebrating its golden jubilee next year.

Its role over the past five decades included several activities for its members and for the development of SLITHM.

The events planned to mark its 50th anniversary include the Hotel Show, Gravitas Hoteliers Dance, Avurudu Hamuwa, X’mas Party and many career development projects for the students of SLITHM. CHSGA has also introduced an insurance policy for its members.

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