Message from UK Landscape Institute

To the Sri Lanka Institute of Landscape Architects

21 July 2009

On behalf of the 6,000 members of the UK Landscape Institute, I offer you my warmest congratulations on the establishment of the Sri Lanka Institute of Landscape Architects.

We are delighted to welcome you to the international community of landscape architects and look forward to fruitful co-operation in the future.

It has undoubtedly taken a great deal of sustained effort to reach this point, and I hope all those individuals concerned will take pride in what they have achieved.

We wish you every success in your new endeavours.

With all best wishes,

Yours sincerely

Neil Williamson BA, MA (Oxon), MALD, MCMI, FLI


Landscape Institute


Council meets Dr. Menzies


President & Council of Sri Lanka Institute of Landscape Architects (SLILA) met with Dr. Diane Menzies, Immediate Past President of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) on 14th August 2010. Dr. Menzies will deliver the first Continuing Professional Development  lecture prior to the SLILA Annual General Meeting. on Sunday. 



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Message from Honorable Minister Dinesh Gunawardena

Hon.Minister Dinesh GunawardenaI am very glad, as Minister of Urban Development & Sacred Area Development, to have been instrumental in the establishment of the Sri Lanka Institute of Landscape Architects and to be the Chief Guest on the occasion of its ceremonial inauguration. Our Ministry has long recognized the need for this specialized expertise in planning and development efforts throughout Sri Lanka, and trust that there will be fruitful mutual co-operation between landscape architectural professionals and all related professionals in the future.



Message from The President, SLILA

Mrs.Hester BasnayakeIt is a privilege to be the first President of the Sri Lanka Institute of Landscape Architects and to convey this message to all present on this momentous occasion of the ceremonial inauguration of the institute. On behalf of the Council and members of SLILA, I wish to record our sincere gratitude to Honorable Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister of Urban Development and Sacred Area Development, who encouraged us, presented our Act in Parliament, and consented to be our Chief Guest. We are also grateful to all our other invitees, especially those dignitaries and academics or their distinguished representatives who have made time to be with us. 



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