• 19 Jun 2017 4:16 PM | IESL (Administrator)

    Dear Corporate Member,


    This is to inform you that we have sent to you, by post, on 15th June, 2017 a notice calling for nominations along with the following related documents

    1.)  Notice Calling Nominations and Rules for the Conduct of Elections   ( Download )
    2.)  Standard Format of the Nomination Form Download )
    3.)  Standard Format for Presenting the Bio-data and Election Statement Download )
    4.)  Collection of the Voting Paper from IESL Secretariat Download )


    If you do not receive the said documents within a week please contact the undersigned on (011) 2698426 or download the document by clicking the download button provided in it.


    Please submit the nomination before the deadline (If you wish to contest)


    Thank you

    Eng. Neil Abeysekera

    Actg. CEO/ Executive Secretary

  • 19 Jun 2017 12:09 PM | IESL (Administrator)

    Our Ref : IESL/ES/Co/010

    June 20, 2017

    To : all Corporate Members



    The Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka is scheduled to be held on Saturday – October 28, 2017 at 9.00 a.m. at the Nugasevana Hall of the BMICH, Colombo 7.

    According to the By-Law-86 which is reproduced below, any resolutions which are to be taken up at the AGM must be received by the Executive Secretary as specified therein.

    86a.  The Annual General Meeting shall be held at a Convenient date between 1st August and 31st October at such place and at such hour as may be decided by the Council, to receive and deliberate upon the Report of the Council on the state of the Institution, with the Annual Statement of Accounts and the report of the Auditor thereon, to receive a report on the election to the Council and to appoint an Auditor and to consider and decide upon any motions duly received.  Notice of the Annual General Meeting shall be given to each member not less than one hundred and twenty (120) days before the meeting and shall be sent to each Corporate Member.  Twenty Corporate Members shall be a quorum at an Annual General Meeting.

    86b.  Any resolutions which are to be taken up at the Annual General Meeting must be received by the Secretary at least 42 days before such meeting except in the case of those relating to By-Laws which must be received by the Secretary at least 90 days before the meeting.


               Resolutions relating to By-Laws shall be passed on to By-laws Revision Committee by the Council to obtain its observations.  These resolutions when presented to the general membership should accompany the observations of the By-Laws Revision Committee.

                Resolutions shall be passed by a simple majority except in the case of those relating to By-Laws which shall require a majority of two-thirds.  There shall be at least 50 Corporate Members present at the time of voting.

    86c.  All resolutions received in terms of 86(b) and duly proposed and seconded by Corporate Members shall be circulated with the comments of Council, if any.

    86d.  The Council will not veto or refrain from circulating any resolutions given notice of  by any Corporate Member.

    86e.  The responsibility for the proper arrangement of the Annual General Meeting, the presentation of the Minutes and Council’s Annual Report will rest with the Honorary Secretary.  The responsibility for the proper conduct of the AGM will rest with the President.

    The Corporate Members, who wish to move resolutions, are therefore requested to send them before 1600 hrs. on the under mentioned dates, accordingly.

    a.         Resolutions which are related to By-Laws                 -  July 28, 2017

    b.         Resolutions which are not related to By-Laws           -  September 15, 2017


    Please note that resolutions that are transmitted on Facsimile/E-mail will not be accepted.

    Eng. Granie  R Jayalath

    Honorary Secretary


  • 04 May 2017 9:30 AM | IESL (Administrator)

    Dear Member,

    Proposals are called from suitable solution providers to supply and deploy a state of art “Membership Management System” for The Institution of Engineers ,Sri Lanka.

    The Request For Proposal document detailing out the requirement is available to be downloaded at IESL website with following link. (Click Here)

    The RFP issuance Date: 3rd May 2017
    The Proposals Closing Date: 24th May 2017

    Any queries regarding the RFP shall be referred to :

    The CEO/Executive Secretary
    The Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka
    120, Wijerama Mawatha
    Colombo 07.
    Tel: 2698426

  • 26 Apr 2017 3:25 PM | IESL (Administrator)

    As you may  be aware IESL has been working with the other professional bodies in liaising with the Government through Ministry of Development Strategy and International Trades (MoDSIT) on the proposed Free Trade Agreements. IESL is represented by a committee headed by VP Eng. (Dr.) Kamal Laksiri (committee members)

    This Committee meets regularly and works on this matter on a regular basis. The Committee is scheduled to meet the officials of MoDSIT again, representing IESL, in the near future.

    The Committee has already prepared following documents on this matter.

           i.  Preconditions for Signing on Bilateral Trade Agreements (Link)

          ii.  Comments on the proposed changes to Immigration regulations (Link)

    In the next meeting, MoDSIT and IESl will focus on following directions.

    1.  Discussion of the current legal regime regulating the professional body

    2.  Changes needed to the current legal regime if any to address the concerns of the professional body in the context of free trade agreements

    3.  Proposals of the professional body to the current legal regime to address the concerns of the professional body in the context of free trade agreements

    While the IESL committee appointed to this mammoth task attends to this matter, the inputs of the members are also expected in the process for a successful completion.

    The members are also invited to submit their comments on the National Trade Policy document sent by the MoDSIT  (Link)

    Therefore, I wish to invite our membership to give inputs via the IESL forum topic DEDICATED for your input



    President , IESL

  • 26 Apr 2017 2:48 PM | IESL (Administrator)

    Dear Corporate Members,

    Annexed herewith, please find the list of eligible voters for the IESL election 2017/18.

    • Members  appeals/ comments  will be accepted up to May 12th 2017 for the revision  of the list.  
    •  A hard copy of the List will be available for display at the IESL headquarters up to May 15, 2017.


    Thanking you.


    Eng. Neil Abeysekera

    Acting CEO/Executive Secretary

  • 06 Apr 2017 9:44 AM | IESL (Administrator)


    Engineering Council, Sri Lanka (ECSL) Act No. 4 of 2017 was gazetted on the 9th of March, 2017 and became the law of the country. 

    To view the Act, please click any of the links below.






    You are cordially invited to this very important meeting to understand, discuss and plan the future course of actions as IESL.

    This invitation is a must to all the Council Members, all Sectional Committee members and all Provincial / Regional Chapter members. Respective Chairpersons are requested to alert members to participate in this crucial meeting. 

    All IESL Members are welcome, too. We are focusing on Provincial Chapters to get the message out to all the members.

    Overseas members can give their input via "replies" to the Forum Topic

    Date:26th of April, 2017  at 5:45 PM

    Venue: Wimalasurendra Auditorium 


    1. Introduction by The President of IESL - Eng. Jayavilal Meegoda 

    2. History - Passage of the Act. - Council Member / Chairperson CESC - Eng. Niyas Samad (10 min)

    3. Legal interpretations of the Act - Past President Eng. (Dr) Ananda Ranasinghe ( 30 min)

    4. Next Steps: Council Member / Chairperson MESC - Eng. Arjuna Manamperi (15 min)

    5. Q&A to understand the law ( 15 min)

    6. Moderated discussion on how to achieve next steps where ever we can impact positively 


    On behalf of IESL President and The Council 

    Organizing Commitee

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