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* 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)

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