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Felicitation by H.E. the President

A felicitation ceremony was held by H.E. the President at the Presidential Secretariat on 19th June 2018 to recognize and appreciate the contribution by the 25 specialist authors of the publication “The History of Irrigation in Sri Lanka” by the Mahaveli Museum. Mr Ranjith Ratnayake Country Coordinator SLWP and two former SLWP Chairs Mr SB Niyangoda and Ms Badra Kamaladasa are among these 25 specialist authors. The expert credentials of these SLWP staff and associates  was and is a contributing factor to the visibility of SLWP  as an important player in the water sector in Sri Lanka .

World Water Day 2018 Programme at SLFI

A World Water Day Programme was held on Sunday 25th March at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute for 38 schools in the Western Province. The Programme was organized by the  Planning Division of the Western Provincial Council in collaboration with the University of Colombo and Lanka Jalani.

World Wetland Day Celebrations 2018

SLWP (Lanka Jalani) celebrated World Wetland Day (WWD) on  2nd February 2018 by collaborating with the Central Environment Authority (CEA) at the National Wetland Day celebrations held at “Apegama”, Cultural Center Battaramulla with HE The President as Chief Guest. SLWP has been involved with the CEA national celebrations on wetland day since 2016. Minister of Megapolis Development Hon Champika Ranawaka also participated in this event. Prof Dewaka Weerakoon of the Colombo University delivered the Keynote address on “Wetlands and sustainable urban cities”.