Sixtieth (60) anniversary of the Industrial Technology Institute was held today (March 16) at the Waters Edge Hotel in Battaramulla, under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.
A first day cover and a souvenir stamp were issued marking this event.
President Sirisena presented awards to those who rendered a great service to the institute for a long time. He also presented awards for the best innovation and the best technical assignment.
Minister of Science, Technology and Research Susil Premajayantha, Minister of Postal Service and Muslim Affairs Abdul Haleem, Deputy Minister Dulip Wijeysekara, Secretary to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research R. Wijeylakshmi, Chairman of the Industrial Technology Institute Niroshana Perera and the Director General Dr. P. A. S. Kumara participated in this event.