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37th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Ports Authority

A job at the Port is a hardworking profession. To fulfill the obligations everyone should be commitment to their task. Our up-to-date successfulness is because of the strong commitment of our employees. 

Today we have moved forward and we also completed a social responsibility too. That is by joining the walk for financial assistance for the kidney patients. 

This was a great accomplishment in the history of the port, where all of the employees got together without any differences. I have never seen the participation of a humongous number of employees for a social service as such. 

Today we were capable of showing the whole world that the employees of the port are respectful and is well dedicated for social services…” Chairman of the Sri Lankan Ports Authority Mr. Dammika Ranathunga stated, participating on today’s walk.

The walk organized by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority for the 37th anniversary.

The main objective of organizing this walk was to donate funds for the kidney patients. Under the guidance of the Hon. Minister of Ports and Shipping Mr. Arjuna Ranatunga, and with the support from the Ministry of Ports and Shipping this walk was organized by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority.

Covering 25 departments of the Ports Authority, over 6000 employees participated on this walk. The walk which began from the right end of the Galle Face, ended near the main entrance of the Port of Colombo. Chairman of the Sri Lankan Ports Authority Mr. Dammika Ranathunga, addressing and thanking everyone who participated on the walk, further stated that this is the only port in the world to make a development of 11% in such a short period of time. 

Even though many spread false rumors, we will make sure that all the other ports around the country will develop prioritizing on the port of Colombo. The Chairman further emphasized that all of the employees are together for the development of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority. Sri Lankan Ports Authority stated that the donations which were collected today are to be handed over to the His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena during the opening ceremony of the CFS - 01 warehouse, scheduled on 10th of August 2016.