The Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Ministry announced the appointment of two new officials to the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) with effect from yesterday.
Travel trade veteran, Kumar De Silva, takes over as Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism’s dedicated meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) promotional arm, the SLCB, while Inoshini Perera, who hails from a financial background, takes over as General Manager of the bureau.
The respective letters of appointment were presented to the two officials by Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Minister John Amaratunga at his office this morning.
De Silva first joined the travel trade in 1983 and has since risen to the position of General Manager of a leading global airline in Sri Lanka, Iran, Nepal and
He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK, Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport UK and is an Executive Committee Member of the Board of Airline Representatives of Sri Lanka and Executive Committee Member IATA-APJC Sri Lanka.