The ceremony “Presidential Environmental Awards – 2018” which is organized by the Central Environmental Authority (CEA) was held at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in line with the inauguration of Sri Lanka NEXT “Blue Green Era” Conference on 19th October 2017 under the distinguished patronage of His Excellency Maithreepala Sirisena, the President of the Democratic, Socialist, Republic of Sri Lanka.
The Main objective of this awarding program is to appreciate the enthusiasm of the general public towards environmental conservation and protection while sustaining their active involvement in the long run for the clean and green production.
Hon. John Amarathunge, Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs, Hon. Gamini Jayawickrama Perera, Minister of Buddhasasana, Hon. Daya Gamage, Minister of Social Welfare and Primary Industries, Hon. Ajith Mannapperuma, Deputy Minister of Environment, Hon. Weerakumara Dissanayake, State Minister of Mahaweli Development, Hon. Isura Devapriya, Chief Minister of the Western Province, Governors and Mr. Anura Dissanayake, Secretary of Mahaweli Development and Environment participated in this national event.
Under the supervision of Mr. Chandrarathne Pallegama, Chairman and Mr. Hemantha Jayasinghe Director General, Central Environmental Authority the event was conducted.
Senior Management of the line Institutions under the Ministry of Mahaweli Development & Environment, Industrialist, Government Officers, Local Authorities, Hospitals, Schools, Private sector institutions & other distinguished Invitees were also participate in this grand event.
60 winners selected from the different fields, including Industries, Schools, Government Institutions, Electronic & Print Media awarded by His Excellency the President Mithreepala Sirisena in the event.
Students from Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Gampaha, Kirindiwela Central College and Thakshila Vidyalaya, Horana were enthusiastic the audience by performing elegant dancing items in the event.
The Winners list is as follows: Prasidential Environmental Awards - 2018 - IMAGES
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