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* Sri Lankan government presents National Green Awards
Sat, Dec 1, 2012, 09:59 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 01, Colombo: Central Environmental Authority of Sri Lanka has planned to present National Green Awards for a number of sectors in 2012.

The awards ceremony will be held on December 03 at 6 p.m. at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall under the patronage of the President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

National Green Awards is held in line with the government policy of "Towards the Cleaner and Greener Sri Lanka."

The objective of this programme is to reward the people who contribute to maintain cleaner and greener environment through environmental pollution control, waste and resources management, cleaner production and green productivity to ensure the sustainable development of the country, the Central Environmental Authority announces.

Awards will be presented in Chemical, Pharmaceutical & Petrochemical, Waste Recycling, Textile and Textile Processing, Hotels, Livestock Farming, Hospitals, apparels, Vehicle Servicing Centers, Food & Beverages, Rubber and Rubber Based Products, Mini Hydro Power Projects, Construction Projects, Local Authorities (Waste management), Private Enterprises, Public Institutes and Schools sectors.

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