A felicitation ceremony to appreciate the service rendered by Senior Professor M.J.S. Wijeyaratne was held on the 09th of February 2018 at the auditorium of the Faculty of Science. The ceremony was organised by the Department of Zoology & Environmental Management, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya.
Professor M.J.S. Wijeyaratne joined the Department of Zoology as a Probationary Assistant Lecturer in 1976 and was promoted on merit as an Associate Professor in 1989, Professor in 1994 and Senior Professor in 1999. For the past 20 years he was the Chair Professor in the Department of Zoology & Environmental Management.