The 20th Presidential Export Awards Ceremony organized by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) held under the patronage of President of Maithripala Sirisena on August 9 at the BMICH.
113 awards were presented for the year the 2014/ 15 at this ceremony under 10 categories and the President presented awards to 20 recipients.
Ten special awards including the ‘Sri Lanka Exporter of the Year’, ‘Highest Nett Foreign Exchange Earner’, ’Most market diversified Exporter’, ‘Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter’, ‘Best Multinational Export Company’, ‘Excellence in Sustainable Development Award’, ‘Highest Employment Provider in the export Industry’, ‘Highest Contributor from the regions to the export supply chain’, ‘Best Emerging Exporter, “Best Packaging Service Provider to exporters” and another 93 awards under the “Goods and Services” section were presented at this ceremony.
In total 113 awards were presented during the ceremony.
Ministers Ravi Karunanayake, Mahinda Amaraweera, Navin Disanayake, Malik Samarawickrama, State Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe, Governor of the Central Bank, Dr Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Indira Malwatte, Chairperson and Chief Executive of the EDB and many others participated in the event.