Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka plans to host Better Air Quality conference in 2014
Sat, Jan 26, 2013, 12:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka plans to host the Better Air Quality (BAQ) conference, Asia's leading event on air quality, in 2014.

A proposal to proceed with the planning to host the biennial conference put forward by the Environment Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa has been approved by the Cabinet.

The BAQ conference is the leading event on air quality in Asia, covering transport, energy, industry and climate change, with a particular emphasis on government policies and measures.

The conference, organized by the Clean Air Asia in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and World Bank, provides a platform for leading experts, policy and decision makers together to network, learn and share experiences on air quality management and discuss sustainable transport, energy, industry, clean fuels and vehicles, air quality and climate change.

Sri Lanka expects to attract more than 500 dignitaries, resource persons, observers and participants for the event.

BAQ-2012 was held in Hong Kong in December with the participation of over 700 attendees from over 30 countries.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
India to contest Sri Lanka court's death sentences of fishermen through legal process
-- [28 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka to establish a new Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) to monitor fishing boats
-- [1 hour and 0 minutes ago]
India pledges Rs.10 million as immediate relief for Sri Lanka landslide victims
-- [1 hour and 31 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka national carrier receives first of six new A330-300 on order
-- [2 hours ago]
New mission chiefs to Sri Lanka express condolences on Koslanda landslide
-- [3 hours ago]
Catholic Church of Sri Lanka rejects reports of president influencing the church to stop papal visit
-- [3 hours ago]
Madhu Road - Thiruketheeswaram sector of Sri Lanka's Northern Railway line tested
-- [4 hours ago]
Pakistan offers assistance to the Sri Lankan landslide victims
-- [5 hours ago]
Coalition party of Sri Lanka's ruling alliance to abstain from voting for the budget
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Opposition Leader visits landslide affected village
-- [6 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.