Presidential Media Awards ceremony under President’s patronage

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Presidential Media Awards ceremony was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH, yesterday (10).

The primary objective of organizing this award ceremony on annual basis is to evaluate skills, talents and special capabilities of journalists towards ushering in a media culture with social responsibility.

In addition to selecting the award winners for their creations, the panel of judges has selected four distinguished media personnel for life time award. They are Dr.Edwin Ariyadasa in the field of Print Media, Mr.Karunarathna Amarasinghe in the field of Radio, Mr.Lucien Bulathsinhala in the field of Television media and Mr.Lakshman Jayawardene for the contribution in the field of web media.

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