To maintain and safeguard the great legacy of Prof. Malalasekera for future generations, his immediate family members and descendants initiated the Malalasekera Foundation a few years ago. The vision of the Foundation is to build on the rich Buddhist heritage of Sri Lanka…
To be an enabler in developing knowledge and creating value through perpetuation of intellectual and spiritual legacy of Professor Gunapala Malalasekera.
Since its inception, the Malalasekera Foundation has been governed by distinguished leaders from various walks of life. The current board is composed of 11 eminent members,
A mix of experience and youth, Our Members shares a sense of community and works in an environment that values hard work and innovation.
“The highest priority is to streamline our education system to be compatible with economic development. Outstanding individuals are needed for every culture. They do not spring up from one race, one religion or one class. They bounce from competition in a society where facilities are provided for all equally.”
“We must not focus our minds to verify what the others did or didn’t but to question what we have achieved and what we have discarded.”
“Education should not only mold scholars developing intrinsic skills. That scholar must be a person of virtues beneficial to the society. Heredity of beneficiaries is borne through such individuals.”
“Education is a powerful tool for eradicating ignorance and eliminating social anomalies.”