To aware Police officers attached to Environmental Units in the North Central Province, the Environmental Education & Awareness Division of the CEA organized an awareness workshop on the 17th June 2018 at the National College of Education, Polonnaruwa. Nearly, 300 officers participated in the workshop.
The main objectives of this workshop were to disseminate the message and aware on Sustainable Development, the basics of environmental protection and Environmental Law and also the Polythene banning and relevant legal framework.
The workshop consisted with the several lectures. Mr. Premarathna Dissanayake, Director, Environmental Education Division, CEA, Mr. Ajith Weerasundara, Waste Management Division and Lawyer. Ruwan Pathirana, Former Deputy Director, CEA were the resource personnel for this workshop.
Mr. Jagath Abegunawardhane, Senior Depury Inspector General, North Central Province delivered the welcome speech and with the support of the officers of the North Central Province office of the CEA the program successfully concluded.