Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) has partnered with the Colombo Hilton to launch a PRESS CLUB.
An agreement was signed last week between the Chairman of the SLPI Mr. Kumar Nadesan and the General Manager Hilton Colombo & Area General Manager Hilton Sri Lanka, Mr. Manesh Fernando.
Colombo Hilton will be the host-hotel for the Press Club’s activities which will include arranging for media-related events concerning visiting dignitaries and local personalities on current topics of national and international interest.
The Press Club will function under the SLPI whose constituent partners are the Newspaper Society of Sri Lanka (NSSL), The Editors’ Guild of Sri Lanka (TEGOSL), the Free Media Movement (FMM), the Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (SLWJA) with its affiliated partners Federation of Media Employees Trade Union (FMETU), Sri Lanka Muslim Media Forum (MMF), Tamil Media Alliance (TMA), and South Asia Free Media Association (SAFMA)
Signing of the Press Club agreement by Mr. Manesh Fernando, the General Manager Hilton Colombo & Area General Manager Hilton Sri Lanka (left) and Mr. Kumar Nadesan, Chairman of the SLPI (right)