Back in 1987, MOTA Colombo had the inaugural meeting under the patronage of great Thomian Mr. A. S. Jaywardarane, at BRC Pavillion with 37 members. Promoters of the OBA were M/s Eric Hulangamuwa, Herbert Wijekoon, Ranjith Alahakoon, M. Manoharan, Late C. H. Hulangamuwa, Milroy Jayathilaka, S. Wijekoon, Cyril Weligamage. Founder president was Mr. A S Jayawardene, the first scretary was Mr. Eric Hulangamuwa and the First treasurer was Mr. C de S Jayawardena.

Continuing the legend and the well balanced life style taught from the great Alma Mater, MOTA Colombo has been upholding and carrying forward an interesting event calendar throughout the past years with the valuable participation of all the members.

Social services, Fund raising activities, cricket fiestas & Annual get-together events Finding space for busy bodies to renew the old friendships with family time many remarkable events are organized by the MOTA – Colombo.

Presidents Mr. A S Jayawardene 1987 – 1992
  Mr. Percy Ekanayake 1993 – 1997
  Mr. Bandula Kulatunga 1998 – 2001
  Mr. Juno Juhary 2002 – 2003
  Mr. Roy Balasooriya 2004 – 2005
  Mr. Joe Peiries 2006 – 2007
  Mr. M. Ratnaharan 2007 – 2008
  Mr. Susila Samarakoon 2008 – 2010
  Mr. Hayes Jayawardena 2010 – 2012
  Mr. R.Jayaweera 2012 – 2015
  Mr. Lakshman Silva 2016 – 2017
     
Secretaries Mr.Eric Hulangamuwa 1987 – 1988
  Mr. J R Juhari 1988 – 1995
  Mr. Milroy Balasooriya 1996 – 1998
  Mr. Joe C N peiris 1999 – 2001
  Mr. Ranjith Anthick 2002 – 2004
  Mr. Susil Samarakoon 2005 – 2006
  Mr. Lakshman Silva 2006 – 2007
  Mr. Dilshan Arifeen 2007 – 2008
  Mr. Roy Balasuriya 2008 – 2009
  Mr. Asoka Somathilake 2009 – 2010
  Mr. Lalith Karuinadasa 2010 – 2011
  Mr. Asoka Somathilaka 2011 – 2012
  Mr. Asoka Somathilaka 2012 – 2013
  Mr. Champaka Bandaranayake 2013 – 2014
  Mr. Sudesh Nandasisri 2014 – 2015
  Mr. Ranjith Anthick 2016 – 2017
     
Treasureres Mr. C de S. Jayawarneda 1987 – 1993
  Mr. V Arunasalampillai 1994 – 2000
  Mr. M Ratnaharan 2001 – 2003
  Mr. Donawan Jayathunga 2004 – 2005
  Mr. Rajah Alahakoon 2005 – 2006
  Mr. C. Sivanesan 2007 – 2008
  Mr. C.D.S.Jayawardena 2008 – 2010
  Mr. R.Jayaweera 2010 – 2012
  Mr. Laxman Seneviratne 2012 – 2013
  Mr. S.A.Halangoda 2013 – 2015
  Mr. Jineth Pandigama 2016 – 2017