Mihisaru awards on Dec. 28 | Sunday Observer

Mihisaru awards on Dec. 28

The Mihisaru awards ceremony to felicitate Government agencies and private companies for the initiative in waste management is to be held under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena on December 28 at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre.

Seventy five awards will be presented under nine categories. According to Chief Minister of the Western Province, Isura Devapriya the event is being held to recognize the efforts taken to manage waste by state and private organizations while encouraging them to continue.

“We hope to create a discipline in waste management among the public” he said adding that hopefully the awards ceremony will make a positive impact on the attitudes of the public towards waste management.

Awards will be presented to different fields and organizations such as compost projects under local governments, schools,  hospitals, preschools, environmental police divisions, Sri Lanka Army city beautification units among many others.