The Inter-Faculty Debating Championship for Vice Chancellor’s Trophy remains a significant event of the activity calendar of the Moot Court and Debating Society of the Faculty of Law, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University.
The Awarding Ceremony of the said Championship-2023 was held on the 01.01,2024 in the Faculty of Graduate Studies Auditorium under the patronage of the Vice Chancellor of KDU, Rear Admiral HGU Dammika Kumara, VSV, USP, psc, MMaritimePol, BSc (DS).
The team from the Faculty of Law clinched the Championship while the team from the Faculty of Computing emerged the Runners-Up. Mr. Chandrika Manamendra from the Faculty of Law was awarded Trophy for the Best Debater.
An alumnus and past debater from the Faculty of Law, Ms. Ruvini Ahangangoda, Attorney-at-Law, participated in the event as a guest speaker, and her inspiring speech highlighted how involving in mooting and debating during the undergraduate days at the KDU sharpened her skills to become a successful lawyer.
The Chief Guest of the event, the Vice Chancellor congratulated both the teams in his address and mentioned a special reference to the recent successes achieved by the Moot Court and Debating Society of KDU both locally and internationally