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Lanka Hospitals holds first virtual AGM

Lanka Hospitals’ virtual Annual General Meeting
Lanka Hospitals’ virtual Annual General Meeting

 Lanka Hospitals became the first private hospital to hold a virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) recently.

The AGM was held in the presence of Lanka Hospitals’ Board of Directors led by Chairman, Dr. Bandula Wijesiriwardena and Senior Management at the hospital auditorium. Lanka Hospitals’ shareholders for the first time participated in the AGM by connecting online via ZOOM. The virtual AGM is the first to be held by a private hospital in Sri Lanka.

Lanka Hospitals’ Group Chairman, Dr. Bandula Wijesiriwardena  addressing the virtual AGM    

“The virtual AGM was held this year for the first time due to COVID-19 and to prevent any possible spread of infection. Ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors and staff at Lanka Hospitals is our utmost priority and therefore we chose to conduct the AGM virtually to practice safe social distancing measures,” Lanka Hospitals’ Group Chief Executive Officer, Deepthi Lokuarachchi said.

Lanka Hospitals is a publicly listed company with a majority stake owned by the government. It is a 270-bed multi-specialty tertiary care hospital complete with state-of-the art features that are complemented by cutting-edge technology and staffed by a well-experienced and trained team, including some of the best specialists and doctors in Sri Lanka. The hospital also provides a complete range of the latest diagnostic and high-end medical technology. Lanka Hospitals is the first hospital in Sri Lanka to be awarded with some of the most prestigious accreditations in the world for its healthcare service standards including the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation 6th edition and the world-respected Medical Tourism Certification from the Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA). Furthermore, Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics (LHD) is the only Sri Lankan laboratory to be accredited by the prestigious laboratory accreditation body, The College of American Pathologists (CAP).


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