Launch of Gampaha Wickramarachchi University of Indigenous Medicine at BMICH
The ceremony to mark the official launch of Gampaha Wickramarachchi University of Indigenous Medicine was held under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the BMICH on 04th March 2021. During the event, President Rajapaksa launched the website of the university and signed in the guest book. In parallel to the official inauguration of the university, its official Logo, Flag and Song were also launched.
President Rajapaksa presented the 'Vijini Patha' to the Most Ven. Niyangoda Vijithasiri Anunayaka Thero of the Malwaththa Chapter, the first Chancellor of the University. Vice Chancellor of the University, Senior Professor Janitha A. Liyanage presented mementos to the President, and the Minister of Education.
The Maha Sangha, other religious dignitaries, Ministers Prof.G.L. Peiris and Sarath Weerasekara, State Ministers Seetha Arambepola, Lasantha Alagiyawanna, Sisira Jayakody, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army General Shavendra Siva, Chairman of the University Grants Commission Prof. Sampath Amaratunge and Chancellors and Vice-Chancellors of Universities, professors were present on the occasion.