08th December 2002, Volume 9, Issue 21













Lanka Japan Friendship Society Dinner

The Lanka Japan Friendship Society hosted a gala dinner to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Japan.  HE Seiichiro Otsuka, the Japanese Ambassador and Madame Otsuka were chief guests at the gathering  

Lalitha Rajapaksa in an ultramarine chiffon sari with gold and silver embroidery worn with a diamond necklace

HE Seiichiro Otsuka and Madame Machiko in a black silk sari with gold embroidery on the pallu and maroon border

Daya Wettasinghe, President, Lanka Japan Friendship Society and Pearl in a maroon silk sari woven in gold worn with a gold necklace with garnets

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British Computer Society Dinner

The Sri Lanka Section of the British Computer Society hosted a dinner at the Taj Samudra recently following the  graduation ceremony which was held at the BMICH in Colombo

Sita Dominic in a black chiffon sari woven in gold worn with grey pearls

John Chapman, Vice President BCS, Margaret Chapman In batik pants and white top and Jayantha De Silva, Chairman BCS (Sri Lanka Section)

Anusha Senanayake in a black lace dress which she wore with silver jewellery and  Shikandani Rodrigo in a black on black embroidered chiffon sari edged in silver

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Leo Appeal 2002

The Leo Club of Colombo Central 306B hosted a cocktail party to raise funds for underprivileged children.  Sumali Piyatissa, the President of the Club said this would be an annual event










Trixie Piyatissa in a purple silk sari woven in silver

Harshini Nadesan in a pale green and white net sari with embroidery in white

Soundari in a royal blue shalwar kameez with zardosi work

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Felicitation Dinner

The Chairperson and Board of Directors of Allied Lanka Travels, GSA for Cyprus Airways hosted cocktails and a dinner to felicitate a delegation from the Republic of Cyprus.  The delegation was here for bilateral talks with the government of Sri Lanka

Ranjan and Therese Cooray who wore black pants and a white top with a pastel pink jacket and Ananda Warakawa 






Diana Gamage in a black shalwar kameez with gold zardosi work worn with a gold shawl.

Luckshmi Wickrama-singhe in a sea green charmeuse sari with silver zardosi work

Kushani Nana-yakkara in an elegant green silk sari with embroidery in white and gold zardosi work on the border and fall

Captain Gamini and Norma Nanayakkara, Chairperson, Allied Lanka Travels, in a maroon silk sari  with a finely embroidered  brown border and pallu

Shanthi Anandarajah in a dark green silk sari with an orange border and pallu

Prema-nie Perera, Mana-ging Director, Allied Lanka Travels in a black satin Italian designer evening gown




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