The First General Meeting (FGM) of the University of Colombo Alumni Association of NSW Inc. was held on the 23rd October 2016 at Crestwood Community Centre, Baulkham Hills, NSW.

The meeting was attended  by around 60 guests who were past students and academics of the University.  The proceedings kicked off with an introduction by the first Public Officer Shyamali Senevirathna and a welcome speech by Dr Anil Amaratunga.  Association's short term and long term goals and objectives were spelt out by Dr Kamali Kannangara with a clear emphasis on the importance of being a "one community - one goal" whereby all efforts are concentrated on a clear set of goals that are quantifiable, achievable and has a significant positive impact on the recipients.  It was followed by Mohan Kannangara presenting the constitution thanking all members of the constitution focus group who worked tirelessly in bringing the document to a finality.