2nd Installation Ceremony of Rotaract Club of Colombo Port City


On a memorable evening of leadership and service, the Rotaract Club of Colombo Port City conducted its 2nd Installation Ceremony at the Royal College Union Skills Centre. This prestigious event was graced with a warm atmosphere as members and guests gathered to witness the transition of leadership within the club. The ceremony, which took place from 6:20 PM onwards and lasted until 8:20 PM, was marked by several notable speeches and moments that highlighted the club’s commitment to community service, leadership, and fellowship. Rtr. Kavindya Prabhashi, Rtr. Sanduni Wijesooriya, Rtr. Naduni Anjana, Rtr. Linara Rajapaksa and Rtr. Thushini Kaushani joined this ceremony representing the FMFers at this memorable moment.

The ceremony began with the House being called to order by Sergeant at Arms, Rtr. Mohammad Humaiz Rumzi, who played an essential role in maintaining the decorum of the event. The outgoing Secretary, Rtr. Methmie Bandara, and Joint Secretary Rtr. Shanuki Denipitiya presented the Secretary’s report. This report summarized the club’s activities and accomplishments throughout the previous year, providing an overview of the club’s service projects and initiatives.Rtr. Dulana Nirovin, the Outgoing President of the Rotaract Club of Colombo Port City, shared insights into the club’s journey. Rtr. Nirovin admitted that he never aspired to become the President initially but was inspired by Rtr. Kasun Sigera’s speech during the club’s chartering process. He also recognized the Charter Secretary of the Rotaract Club of NIBM, who played a significant role in the club’s formation. Rtr. Nirovin spoke about the challenges they had faced and how they aimed to regularize the club and ensure its sustainability. He emphasized the importance of maintaining a balance between service and leadership, reiterating the club’s commitment to making a positive impact on the community.Rtr. Randima Fernando was then officially assumed duties as the President, with outgoing President Rtr. Dulana Nirovin Collaring her. The newly appointed President, Rtr. Randima Fernando expressed gratitude to the outgoing board for their hard work and dedication. She emphasized the importance of unity, highlighting that despite the diverse personalities and ideas within the club, they were all on the same path to improve the community. Rtr. Randima elaborated on the core principles of Rotary – service, leadership, and fellowship. She encouraged members to be better individuals and contribute positively to society. Her speech underscored the significance of sharing knowledge, celebrating achievements, and enjoying each other’s company. She stressed that connecting hearts could create a lasting impact.

Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the year 2023-24 are as follows.

President – Rtr. Randima Fernando
Immediate Past President – Rtr. Dulana Nirovin
Joint Secretary – Rtr. Ahamed Ammar
Joint Secretary – Rtr. Sandew Deenath
Vice President – Rtr. Methmie Bandara
Treasurer – Rtr. Eranga Ushan
Sergeant-At-Arms – Rtr. Mohammad Humaiz Rumzi
Editor – Rtr. Fathima Aqeela
Director of Club Services – Rtr. Rakitha Amarasinghe
Director of Community Services – Rtr. Rashitha Sankalpa
Director of Professional Development – Rtr. Agashi Perera
Director of International Services – Rtr. Rvindya Amarasinghe
Director of Public Relations – Rtr. Shafique Ali
Director of Sports and Recreational – Rtr. Suhail SabryThe installation ceremony also featured entertaining videos showcasing the club’s activities and committee members, adding a fun and engaging element to the event. The Chief Guest highlighted the importance of doing things that make you happy and not overburdening yourself with stress, also encouraged the audience to develop positive habits and to focus on the quality rather than the quantity of their projects. The installation ceremony of the Rotaract Club of Colombo Port City was an evening filled with inspiration and camaraderie. It marked the transition of leadership within the club and emphasized the importance of community service, leadership, and fellowship. The event served as a reminder of the club’s commitment to making a positive impact on the community and the world. As the new leadership takes charge, the Rotaract Club of Colombo Port City is poised to continue its mission of service and making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

The Rotaract Club of University of Colombo Faculty of Management and Finance extended their warm wishes to the incoming President, Rtr. Randima Fernando, and her Board of Directors, for another year of transformation, compassion, and excellence.

Written By: –





Rtr. Linara Rajapaksa
(General Member 2023-24)

Edited By: –





Rtr. Sandasi Senaratne
(Blog Team Member 2023-24)

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