A Tree planting program was conducted by Access Engineering PLC at the 92 km post of the Southern Expressway on 08/04/2021, in collaboration with the Central Environment Authority (CEA).
The event was conducted under the ‘Husma Dena Thuru” program, a concept started by Hon. Minister of Environment Mahinda Amaraweera.
Also, Arc GIS App developed by the Research and Development Unit (R&D) of the CEA was launched on this day which enables monitoring tree planting details. Data relevant to the tree planting done on that day was uploaded to the App and data of the future tree planning events shall be uploaded as the works are progressing.
The event saw the participation of the Director of the Southern Province Office of the CEA, Mr. Susantha Wedage, the Director of Environment Promotion of the CEA, Mrs. Shyamani Periyapperuma, Actg. Director of R&D of the CEA, Dr. Ajith Gunawardhane, while Access Engineering PLC was represented by Mr. Lagath Gamlathge and several staff members.
Furthermore, representing the Ministry of Environment, the Public Relations Assistant Secretary to the Minister of Environment Mr. THMP Sagara also graced the event.
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Mr. Lakshan Maduwantha
Executive – Human Resources