The Annual Seminar organised by the Civil Engineering Society (CES) of the Univeristy of Peradeniya was successfully concluded on July 4 th , 2015 at the EOE Pereira Theatre . The seminar was conducted under the timely theme of High - rise Buildings. The event inaugurated with the presence of Engineering Faculty Dean Prof. L. Rajapaksha, Keynote speaker Prof. W.P.S. Dias, Civil Engineering Departmen t head Prof. P.B.R. Dissanayake, CES president Dr. H.D. Yapa, and Mr. Nimal Yapa representing the sponsor for the event : Ceylon Steel Corporation Ltd. (LANWA).
Senior Professor W.P.S. Dias ( of University of Moratuwa) delivered the Keynote speech exhibiting his enormous experience and knowledge over the subject. The talk w as very much fruitful and interesting, was highly appreciated by everybody. Meanwhile, Prof. Abayakoon introduced Prof. Dias to the audience recalling many and unseen achievements and servings to the society by Prof. Dias , the audience including Prof. Dias looked stunned with Prof. Abayakoonâ€™s vocal.