The National Quality Award Ceremony-2016, organized by the Sri Lanka Standards Institution affiliated to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research, was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo, today (27).
The President addressing the gathering said that it is important to pay attention regarding the quality and standard in every product, plan and initiative to conquer the challenges of the modern world.
He further said that everyone has responsibilities working in accordance with the national policy on sustainable development and special attention should be drawn regarding the quality and standard in those initiatives towards sustainability.
President Sirisena appreciating this initiative by the Sri Lanka Standards Institution, said that it is a timely effort and assured the maximum assistance of the Government in the future too for these kind of ingenuities.
During the ceremony the President presented awards for the institutions which display the highest standards in the medium and mega scale productions and service establishments.
Minister Susil Premajayantha, State Minister, Lakshman Seneviratne, Governor of Sabaragamuwa Province, Marshal Perera, Chairman of Sri Lanka Standards Institute, Pradeep Gunawardena, the Director General of the Sri Lanka Standards Institute, Gamini Dharmawardhna and many others participated in this event.