Message from the President 2021/2022

Dr. Geethika Patabendige

I am very much obliged to all those who gave me the chance to bear this privileged title, the President of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists 2021/22. I warmly welcome you all to the coming year ahead.
First of all, I take this opportunity to express my gratitude to the former President, her council and also the larger membership for their contribution towards the activities for the upliftment of the field of microbiology during the past year.
As you all know, the most precious resource of our college is our membership which includes many specialties and subspecialties. I am aware that the members of the college have enormous potential and each one of you has a unique capability and capacity. We are well aware that the heights the college has reached this far is due to the dedicated and untiring efforts of our membership.
On the date I take up this very responsible position, I humbly request and invite all of you, to be unwavering pillars of strength to me and my council during my tenure of office as the President. During this continuing threat of global Covid-19 pandemic but relieving a bit at the moment and expecting favorable response, all of us have to work together to meet the objectives laid down in the constitution of the of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists.