Vale–Professor M .T.A Furkhan It is with deep sadness I inform you of the demise of Professor M.T.A, Furkhan who passed away on the 8th May 2022. He died of a cardiac arrest whilst being admitted to the Durdans Hospital (Emergency). The funeral took place at the Jawatte Burial Grounds on Monday 9th May 2022 at 10,30 am. Professor Furkhan was a former Principal  and Chairman of the Board of Governors, Zahira College, Colombo. He was also the former Chief Accountant & Commercial Manager of Walker Sons & Company Ltd. He left Walkers to take up the position of Prof. of Management Accounting at the Sri Jayawardenapura Campus and  later Chairman of Confifi Group. In 2005 President Chandrika Bandaranaike bestowed upon him the title DESAMANYA, the highest that one can get in Sri Lanka, for distinguished services Attached is an article I published in 2005 in appreciation & recognition of ...

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Zahira College Colombo unveils The Portrait of AL – HAJ DESAMANYA – Professor M.T.A FURKHAN Zahira College Honours Deshamanya Professor Tony Furkhan Perry & Yasmin (Toronto, Canada) were elated to read the tributes extended to Deshamanya Professor Tony Furkhan for his great feat. Perry was very fortunate to have been selected by him during his tenure as the Chief Accountant of Walker Sons & Company Ltd. . Perry & Yasmin were deeply humbled by his magnanimous and gracious gestures. All three Professionals have relayed deserving accolades which will go down the annals of Zahira College. May the Divine Almighty continue to Shower His Divine Blessings on him with many more years of Prosperity & Good Health – Perry [Toronto Canada] ...

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