The Sri Lankan Professionals Association (SLPA) in the United Arab Emirates has been established on 28 May 2019, under the patronage of the Consul General of Sri Lanka to Dubai and Northern Emirates, Hon. Charitha Yattogoda. The member associations of the SLPA are;


In Picture –L to R: Mr. Lionel Gunathilaka ,Mr. Kusal Nanayakkara, Mr. Ajantha Premarathna, His Excellency Charitha Yattogoda, Mr.Dhammika Gamage and Mr.Anura Jagodage with the signed memorandum of understanding between the member associations of SLPA-UAE

This is a major leap ahead for the above Professional Associations under the banner of the SLPA which unified them under a common body for the first time in the UAE, with the aim of extending their performance to greater heights through their collective efforts. The SLPA ensures that its members practicing in the UAE under their respective professions are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of professional excellence and integrity and to safeguarding the common professional interests and promoting the image of professionals from Sri Lanka.

In Picture – L to R: Mr. Lionel Gunathilaka , Mr.Dhammika Gamage,Mr.Anura Jagodage, His Excellency Charitha Yattogoda, Mr. Kusal Nanayakkara and Mr. Ajantha Premarathna cutting the SLPA cake  celebrating historical achievement of  forming  SLPA in Dubai, UAE.

SLPA looks forward to further strengthening their coalition by bringing in more professional groups in the UAE in the time to come.

The SLPA-UAE is managed by “MCI Middle East LLC” which offers the legal coverage for its activities within the UAE. The website of MCI Mideast LLC is