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* President presents National Green Awards to environment protectors
Wed, Dec 5, 2012, 12:31 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 04, Colombo: The ceremony to present 2012 National Green Awards for sectors promoting greener environment was held Monday at the BMICH in Colombo under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

The award is organized by the Central Environmental Authority of Sri Lanka under the Ministry of Environment.

Agencies and individuals of several sectors are rewarded for their contribution to maintain cleaner and greener environment through environmental pollution control, waste and resources management, cleaner production and green productivity while ensuring the sustainable development of the country.

Awards were presented under three categories to 46 sectors 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.

Minister of Environment Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva, Deputy Minister Abdul Cader and Chief Minister of Central Province Sarath Ekanayake were also present at the occasion.

(Photos by Sudath Silva)



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