Dear All Members,


As you know in 2017 we had a very useful Annual technical visit to Riverston. We all learned lot & enjoyed well. It developed the unity of the members.

As I remember 32 council members & Past presidents were Joined this trip.

As decided in 5th council meeting, we Publicity, Media & Web Management committee hope to organize the Annual Technical visit to Kothmale.

We hope to start the journey at 5.00 Am from IIESL head office on 16th March, 2019 & hope to return on 17th March, 2019 (Saturday & Sunday) at about 10 PM to IIESL.

Approximate cost per person- Rs. 6,000.00 to 7,000.00. 50% for child below 12 years. No charge for child below 6 years. (The complete program & charges will be provided when number of participants are confirmed)

This cost will defend on the number of participants join us. Hence it is not confirmed. Will be use air conditioned buses & if you wish you can use your own vehicles & join with us, as last time.

Brief Program as follows.

Duration 16.03.2019 – 17.03.2018  (Saturday & Sunday)

1). Strat the journey – 5.00 AM from IIESL, Battaramulla. Route : Battarmulla, Awissawella, Ruwanwella, Ginigath Hena, Nawalapitiya & Kothmale.

2). Breakfast in the bus or restaurant on the road.

3). Lunch will be at Kothmale.

4). We hope to stay the night of 16.03.2019 at Kothmale Irrigation Institute. Eng. Franki Perera has booked (tentative) the accommodation for 50 persons.

5). During this period, we hope to visit following places. Detailed plan will be provided in February, 2019.

a). Kothmale dam

b). Irrigation institute

c).  Peacock hill – View point

d). Old earth hole (guess it was a volcano & lava path as ancient steel workshops about 60 nos. were closed to this place) at Kothunugoda, Kalapitiya

e). The village related to King Dutugamunu.

f). Mahaweli chaiththya.

g). Pusulpitiya temple etc.

h). The place where the famous film “Bridge on River Quai” filmed, at  Kithulgala.

6). We hope to return on 17th March, 2019 at about 10 PM to IIESL.

Return route will be decided

Publicity, Media & Web Management committee invites all council members,  Past Presidents & members of IIESL and their family members to join this event.

Please let us know your willingness to join as soon as possible, as we have to plan & book bus & hotel immediately as all facilities are limited. My email & TP is given below & form is attached.

(Please confirm your participation before 15th February, 2019  your participation.

All council members who wish to joint for this Technical visit, please pay Rs. 3,000.00 on

Per person in  next council day, 09.02.19.

Already about 24 persons have agreed to participate.


Wimal Jayawardhana,

Vice President- Publicity, Media & Fund raising
Convener – SWOT committee
TP – 0777 326641, 011 4347450
Email –