|Special award for our
Gold Medallist Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya is known as the queen of
chess in Sri Lanka crossed another milestone with receiving a prestigious
Daja Bandi Diyanio” programme was organized to commemorate
the International Women’s day by the lions club district 306
c. Mrs. Wijesuriya was one of the recipients who received the “Swarna
Singhe Thilina Award” for the sports field. She received this
award for the gold medal she won for the country in 1992 from the
30th World Chess Olympiad and for the initiatives she takes to promote
chess in island wide.
306 c Sinhadipathini Deshabandu Lion lady Soma Edirisinghe was the
The Chairperson women’s affairs district 306 c lion lady Sarojini
Karunarathne led the programme and supported by lion lady Chandrani
Samayadasa and other Lion Ladies.
Rohini Nanayakkara (Bank & monetary affairs), Mrs. Reeta Hemapala
(Social Affairs), Mrs. Shirani Bandaranayake (Judicial affairs),
Mrs. Radhika Kumaraswami (International Human rights), Mrs. Thilokasundari
Kariyawasam (Educational field), Mrs. Faleela B. Juranpathi (For
Muslim Education) and Mrs. Latha Walpola (Arts) were the other recipients
for this valuable award.
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