Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Mihisaru awards recognize state agencies and private companies for waste management initiatives
Fri, Dec 29, 2017, 12:18 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 29, Colombo: The Mihisaru awards ceremony to felicitate Government agencies and private companies for the initiative in waste management in the Western Province was held under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday at the Nelum Pokuna Theater.

The Waste Management Authority of the Western Provincial Council has organized the awards ceremony to felicitate the Government agencies and private companies for their initiatives in waste management as well as with the aim of streamlining the waste management process by encouraging those institutions.

During this event, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum awards were presented to different organizations such as local government institutions, schools, preschools, state institutions, hospitals, hotels, environmental police divisions and Sri Lanka Army city beautification units for their commitment in properly conducting waste management process.

The President presented 13 Gold awards under eight categories, and the 'Mihisaru Swarnabhimana' special award was received by Mr. Sagara Deshapriya Upawansha, on behalf of his father, late G.K. Upawansha who introduced Bio-gas technology for waste management process in Sri Lanka.

The President also presented the 'Parisara Kekulu' Platinum award to the Nalluruwa preschool in Panadura.

The launching of the 'Mihisaru Green Directory 2018' was held under the President's patronage and he also launched the new website of the Waste Management Authority of the Western Provincial Council.

Minister Susil Premajayantha, the Governor of Western Province, K. C. Logeswaran, Chief Minister of the Western Province, Isura Devapriya and others participated on this occasion.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
ADB receives $12.6 million grant from We-Fi to promote Sri Lankan women entrepreneurs
-- [58 minutes ago]
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 opens at Buckingham Palace
-- [1 hour and 13 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka to give leadership for mangrove conservation in Commonwealth countries
-- [1 hour and 36 minutes ago]
Twelve suspects who assaulted foreign tourists in the South remanded
-- [2 hours ago]
Petroleum Minister says the government should decide raising fuel prices
-- [2 hours ago]
Special committee appointed to compensate vehicles damaged due to garbage dump collapse in Meethotamulla
-- [3 hours ago]
Iranian Speaker urges to boost industrial ties between Iran and Sri Lanka
-- [3 hours ago]
FAO recognizes Sri Lanka's Ellanga Gammana agrarian system as a Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System
-- [4 hours ago]
Five killed falling into an Ammonia tank in Sri Lanka rubber factory, manager arrested
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Ports Authority's JCT records 15.3% growth in 1Q of 2018

Copyright © 2000, 2016 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.