Channe Wijemanne, Director / Chief Executive Officer of George Steuart Travel Ltd was elected as the President of the IATA Agents Association of Sri Lanka (IATA – AASL).
He was elected to the post, at the 29th Annual General Meeting of the IATA Agents Association of Sri Lanka (IATA-AASL), which was held in Muscat, Oman.
Apart from, Wijemanne’s election as President for the year 2017/2018 period, Rizmi Reyal, Chairman/ Managing Director of The Traveller Global (Pvt) Ltd was elected as the Vice President.
In his address to the gathering of members, Wijemanne, thanked all members for the trust placed in him in an era where travel was evolving at a great pace. He pledged to work closely with all industry partners so as to enable all stake holders to have a greater degree of seamlessness and efficiency in executing their day to day work.
IATA-AASL was formed in 1988 as a body to represent the interests of the Sri Lankan Travel Agencies accredited by the International Air Transport Association. At present, IATA Agents Association of Sri Lanka has a membership of 135.