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::

* President honors Sri Lankan inventors for their contribution to country's industries
Mon, Mar 3, 2014, 09:55 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 03, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa recognized the contribution of fifteen inventors to the advancement of country's industries at the Annual Presidential Awards Ceremony for Sri Lankan Inventors held at the Temple Trees on February 28.

The innovators were honored for their new inventions in the categories of environment, engineering, arts, industrial and technology, and food production in 2011 and 2012.

The awards ceremony was organized by the Sri Lanka Inventors Commission on the guidance of the Technology and Research Ministry.

Entrepreneur and renowned chemist Lakshman Perera, CEO of C and T Worldwide (Pvt) Ltd was one of the presidential honoree who was recognized for his valuable contribution to the field of Industrial Chemistry.

Perera, a graduate of University of Colombo with a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Chemistry, has served as the Process Chemist at Paranthan Chemicals Corporation in Paranthan, Jaffna before the civil was broke out.

Later as the Managing Director and CEO of the C and T Worldwide he was instrumental in inventing and manufacturing several products including Low Aromatic White Spirits and Fortified Rosin Size - a sizing agent for use in paper manufacture.

Technology and Research Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, Ministry Secretary Dhara Wijethilake, Inventors Commission Commissioner Deepal Suriarachchi also participated in the award ceremony.

(Photos by Chandana Perera)

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
U.S. grants Sri Lanka $ 3.2 million to develop schools in the East
-- [8 hours ago]
Nigeria invites Sri Lankan investors, wants to boost bilateral trade
-- [8 hours ago]
SLFP empowers President to decide on posts, ministers
Sri Lanka ruling United National Party's 69th anniversary celebrations on Sept 6
Sri Lanka Army investigating Channel-4 video contents since 2013
President emphasizes need for a national plan and policy to take Sri Lanka's construction sector to international level
Construct -2015 trade exhibition opens in Colombo
Sri Lanka appoints Ambassador to Myanmar
Former Treasury Secretary summoned to police SIU
Sri Lanka court dismisses petitions against Susil Premajayantha and Anura Priyadarshana

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.