Logistics Day 2017

The Logistic Day, 2017 organized by the Department of Management and Finance of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University was held on 28th April 2017 at the University premises in Ratmalana.  The event was organized under the theme “Sri Lanka towards E- Logistics: Way Forward” and Major General RV Udawatte psc ato  graced the occasion as the chief guest. Brigadier Indunil Ranasinghe, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Defence and Admin), Senior Professor Jayantha Ariyarathne, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), Deans, academia and undergraduates attended the ceremony. This full day event featured various activities including guest speeches, quiz programmes, essay competitions, and entertainment activities with the participation of undergraduates from other national universities and industry partners. Two guest speeches were delivered by Mr. Rohan Pallewatta, the CEO of Lanka Harness Company Limited and Mr. Ahamed Ur-Rahman, the Head of Sales and Marketing of DHL Global Forwarding. In concurrence with the Logistics Day 2017, the 2nd edition of the Logistics Times magazine was launched giving prominence to the field of logistics with articles and latest news, featuring top professionals of the industry.