The Programme commenced with the welcome address by the Computer Unit Head CMM Mansoor was attended by the Vice-Chancellor of the University Prof. MMM Najim as Chief Guest while the Competent Authority of Eastern University of Sri Lanka Prof Uma Coomaraswamy attended as Guest of honour.
Prof. Uma Coomarswamy in her address congratulated the Computer Unit for celebrating this event at a time when so many other Computer specialists are not aware of the significant of the day. This shows the great enthusiasm of the students and the Staff taken on this important day and she wished them for their interest. Detailing the important role played by the computer in our day today life, Prof. Uma Coomaraswamy said how it has been advanced towards changing world. At this juncture she said we too must go fast in accordance with the fasting trend.
Chief Guest Vice-Chancellor of the University Prof. MMM Najim and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Culture M. Abdul Jabbar also spoke.Chief Guest Vice-Chancellor of the University Prof. MMM Najim and the Competent Authority of Eastern University of Sri Lanka Prof Uma Coomaraswamy handed over the certificates of merit to the winners of competitions to mark the day.
At the conclusion of the event Prof.Uma Coomarswamy was presented with a memento by Prof. Najim as a mark of remembrance of the occasion.