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CBB felicitates Kumar Sangakkara at fundraiser for English language training programme

“Elegant on the field and eloquent off the field,” said well-known philanthropist Kushil Gunasekara of Sri Lanka’s favourite son and legendary cricketer Kumar Sangakkara on 24 October. Gunasekara (Founder and Chief Trustee of the Foundation of Goodness) was one of many to felicitate the sportsman and philanthropist at a fundraiser event at the Shangri-La Hotel organized by the Chamber of Commerce affiliate Council for Business with Britain (CBB). Kumar attended to encourage guests to donate to the Council’s long-running and successful English Language Teacher Training programme. He was also felicitated on his appointment as the first non-British President of the MCC, a role he assumed in October 2019.

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