Past Orations

Ananda College Old Boys’ Association

Past Orations

2019 – Maithri Panagoda AM (Achieving Social Justice through the Rule of Law)

2018 – Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayake (Need for Attitude Change)

2017 – Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe (Evolution of Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy)

2016 – Prof. Rohan Attele (Unreasonable Success of Mathematics and Role of IT in driving national

2015 – Yuvanjana J. W. Wijayatilake (Evolution of the justice system since arrival of colonel Henry S. Olcott to the present)

2014 – Sanjiva Senanayake (The Ideal of Ananda)

2013 – Dr. Sunil Wimalawansa (Water Pollution-Associated ill Health: Special Emphasis on Chronic Kidney Disease in Sri Lanka)

2012 – Deepal Sooriyaarachchi (A new paradigm in Buddhist Education)

2011 – Prof. Chandana Wirasinghe (Role of the Individual in National Development – Ananda Can Show the Way)

2010 – Rivinatha Ariyasinghe (Moderating competing narratives: the challenge of recasting Sri Lanka’s image abroad)

2009 – Gotabaya Rajapaksa (Future Challenges Facing Sri Lanka: Security, Reconciliation and Development)

2008 – Prof. Ravindra Fernando (Poisoning: A modern epidemic in Sri Lanka )

2005 – Professor Nimal Rajapakse (New frontiers of engineering)

2004 – Deva Rodrigo (Col. Olcott recognized our educational needs)