Sentiments & Tributes To The Music Legend Desmond de Silva – by Hussain Jayah Hussain Jayah – The Former Sri Lankan Airlines Country Manager Desmond De Silva the handsome Prince of Baila ! Desmond De Silva was first introduced to me by Mr Shanthikumar current CEO of the Ramada Colombo and who is also the President of the City Hotels Association, in the latter months of 1993. I was then heading the Promotions Department of SriLankan Airlines ( then Air Lanka). I still recollect the day he walked into my office and the conversation that took place therein. It was he who put all of us at ease and before long, we were chatting as if we had known each for many  years. Eventually we saw him  as our“ Ambassador “ and he performed at many “Air Lanka “ events overseas. The events that he perform was of high quality ...

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Buddy Musafer – a Tribute by Hussain Jayah Source: Hussain Jayah FB ( https://www.facebook.com/hussain.jayah ) For those who knew Buddy Musafer. “A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS  !! That’s what he was, to put it modestly. A household name in most professional areas he worked in. UTA or United French Airlines was one of his favorite work places. It is said that sometimes Buddy had to work the full day in the city office, n thereafter go to the Airport to assist in the flight operations.  Being ALWAYS immaculately dressed, he did not want his well creased trousers to look worn out, especially at the airport with the UTA Stewardesses being around. Being practical, in the afternoons he slipped out of his trousers and sat in his underwear behind the counter unnoticed by the walk- in passengers, and put them on, the way to the airport. It only came to light to his office ...

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