Naming Ceremony of the
Padma & Hari Harilela Lecture Theatres
6 October 2005
In recognition of the generous donation of HK$5 million made by Dr. Hari N. Harilela, GBS, OBE, JP, Chairman of the Harilela Group, and Mrs. Padma Harilela in support of the University’s development, Lecture Theatres WLB 203 and 204 of The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies, Shaw Campus, have been re-named “Padma & Hari Harilela Lecture Theatres”. They will be used for holding seminars, public lectures and international conferences.
A naming ceremony, officiated by Dr. Hari N. Harilela, Mrs. Padma Harilela, Mr. Moses M. C. Cheng, GBS, OBE, JP, Council and Court Chairman; and Professor Ng Ching-Fai, GBS, President and Vice-Chancellor was held on October 6. The ceremony was both joyous and delightful. It was well attended by family members and friends of the Harilela family, supporters of HKBU, Court and Council members, as well as staff and students.
Dr. Hari Harilela (second from right), Mrs. Padma Harilela, Chairman Moses Cheng (left) and President Ng Ching-Fai (right) officiated at the lighting ceremony
Chairman Moses Cheng (left) presented a souvenir to Dr. and Mrs. Harilela
The officiating guests and their spouses posed for a group photo outside the Lecture Theatres
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