(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The ‘Entrepreneur of the Year award 2017’, award ceremony organized annually by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry to give due recognition to the Sri Lankan entrepreneurs who excel in their fields, was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH, yesterday (11).
This awards ceremony was organized for the 22nd consecutive year and awards were presented to the Sri Lankan Entrepreneur of the Year 2017, Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2017, Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 and Differently-abled Entrepreneur of the Year 2017.
These awards were presented under the Agribusiness, Industry, Services and Trading sectors. The main award of the ceremony, the Platinum Award was received by the JAT Holdings Managing Director Aelian Gunawardene from the President.
The second award was presented to the Managing Director of the DSI Group of Companies, Kulatunga Rajapaksa by the President.
Ministers Rishad Bathiudeen, Daya Gamage, Malik Samarawickrama, entrepreneurs and dignitaries participated on this occasion.