Celebration of International Ozone Day - 2006

We are happy to say that we celebrated the International Ozone Day on 16th September 2006 successfully at the Main Hall of the Royal Collage from 9.30 to 13.30. It is organized by the National Ozone Unit, Ministry of Environment under the patronage of Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation & Mahaweli Development & Minister of Environment And Hon Dy. Minister of Environment.


Following are some of the events which were taken place on the International Ozone day

               Welcome address and Objective of the Programme
            Mr.  Jayalath  R. W. Dissanayake, Secretary, Environment



Handing over of the first copy of the hand book on code of practices and
standards for refrigeration/Air Conditioning  sector,  to the Hon. Minister.



Montreal Protocol and its achievements
            Dr. W L Sumathipala, Director National Ozone Unit


   Introduction to Automobile AC Clinic
            Mr.  Mahendra Senevirathne, Consultant, NOU


            Awarding of Environment Friendly Refrigeration Technologies Training Equipment.


Opening of the posters exhibition by Hon. Minister


     Performing Stage drama which was selected at the Interschool Drama Competition -2005


Final round of Oratory Competition organized for the school children                                           


 Award of Certificates and Presents

          Interschool Quiz programme (Sinhala & Tamil medium)

          Poster competition (School & Open Segments)

          Interschool Oratory Competition

Winners of the Oratory Competition

1st Place    : Dilini Tharaka Abeyratne, Ferguson High School, Ratnapura

2nd Place   : B.S.S. Bulathsinghala, Maliyadewa Vidyalaya, Kurunagala

3rd Place   : Mighara Amithodana, Ananda College, Colombo 10

           Customs officers, A/C Ref Technician who completed their relevant training.

            Address by Hon. Pandu Bandaranayake Deputy Minister of  Environment


Address by Hon. Maithripala Sirisena, Minister of Agriculture Irrigation & Mahawali Development & Minster of Environment

 Vote of thanks  : Mr. K I A Kularathne, Consultant, NOU


A Media Workshop was held on 12th September 2006 on collaboration of Sri Lanka Association for the advancement of Sciences (SLAAS) regarding the Depletion of the the Ozone Layer and the Montreal Protocol. About 75 media and Government officials were participated at that occasion.

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