Feb 22, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Catering Institute has won two Mercury Awards at the recent International Travel Catering Association award ceremony for the method used by the Institute to sterilize food waste.
The 2010 Mercury Award winners presented their awards to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today at the Temple Trees during a meeting with the President on garbage disposal and its effects to the environment.
A Mercury is the most prestigious award in travel catering worldwide, sought after by the best and most pro-active companies in the industry.
Minister of Environment and Wildlife Anura Priyadharshana Yapa, Minister of Civil Aviation and Highways Priyankara Jayaratne, Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga, Chairman of Sri Lankan Airlines Nishantha Wickremasinghe and Chairman of Airport and Aviation Services were also present.
(Photo by Nalin Hewapathirana)