Nalanda College Colombo paid its highest tribute to the newly appointed Air Force Commander, Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala, at college premises today(26 June 2015) by organizing a special assembly, accorded in keeping with Nalanda College traditions to those who have achieved the highest degree of recognition and achievement in society.
The ceremony showcased an impressive pageantry of current Nalanda College students and staff members, with the college cadet platoon and the cadet band heralding the parade, with the distinguished gathering of past Nalandians participating in full strength.
Nalanda College has a history of producing noble sons who serve the country in the highest ranks of office. Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala is one of them who has reached the highest echelons of rank in the Air Force, having excelled in sports and studies and extracurricular activities whilst at school.
Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala, acknowledged with pride and also modesty, that his achievements were a direct result of the solid foundation laid at his beloved Nalanda College.
The ceremony concluded with tea which was arranged at the school premises.