Rhino Roofing Constructs Patient Waiting Area at District General Hospital, Gampaha to Ensure Patient Convenience

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – As the market leader in the roofing industry of Sri Lanka, Rhino Roofing Products Limited has recently concluded the construction of a Patient Waiting Area, adjoining the Clinic Complex, at District General Hospital (DGH), Gampaha, with the intention of optimizing convenience and comfort for patients and their families.

In order to mark this occasion, the opening ceremony of the Waiting Area was held in the presence of Managing Director of Rhino Roofing Products Limited, E.J. Gnanam, the Senior Management and Staff of Rhino, Director ofDGH, Gampaha,Dr. (Mrs.)HimaliWijegunasekara and Senior Medical Officials and Staff of DGH, Gampaha.

In addition to the installation of a Public Announcing system and fans, the waiting room of 1400 square feet is able to comfortably accommodate 100 patients. Rhino’s Managing Director, E. J. Gnanam said, “This is a very special occasion for all of us at Rhino because this project helps us mark not only the 100th birth anniversary of my father, late Deshamanya A.Y.S. Gnanam, who took over as Chairman and Managing Director of Rhino in 1978, but also the 60th Anniversary of the journey we began as a group in 1962. As Rhino Roofing, we are consistently looking to serve our customers and exceed their expectations by providing products and services of exceptional quality. We hope this waiting area is an example of our work and our promise to continuously deliver as the market leader in roofing and ceilings in Sri Lanka. With the construction of this waiting area, we would like to thank the Medical Officers and Staff of the Hospital for the selfless acts they perform on a daily basis and also thank myteam for taking the initiative to complete this project and carry the message of being aware and doing things to give back to the community”.

Director of DGH, Gampaha, Dr. (Mrs.)HimaliWijegunasekarasaid, “It is great to see a corporation of the magnitude that Rhino Roofing is, take the time to initiate and conduct projects such as the construction of this waiting area. The Hospital has a lot of gratitude for the completion of this project and certainly believes that this has a positive impact on the numerous patients that go in and out of this hospital on a daily basis and allows us to take one step forward in ensuring the convenience of patients and their loved ones.”

Being the roofing industry’s benchmark for quality and the preferred choice for roofing solutions for all types of buildings, Rhino Group has continuously taken steps to use their products and services for the greater good of the general public through previously conducted social welfare projects. In support of the nation battling the Covid-19 pandemic in 2021, Rhino donated 8 ICU Ventilators to the Ministry of Health and in 2022, took the initiative to refurbish a damaged building of Thakshila College, Gampaha. Further, in 2016 Rhino Roofing Products Limited conducted a complete refurbishment of the homes of fifty families who lost their homes in the Tsunami of 2004 and whose houses were replaced with built houses by Rhino in 2006.

Today, Rhino is a household name that is a proud partner of sustainable development, having earned the trust of the big names in the construction sector and millions of home builders across the island. As the Number One Roofing and Ceiling Sheet of Sri Lanka, Rhino Roofing Products Limited is committed to staying true to their group core values of Quality, Resilience and Integrity and enriching living spaces while being cognizant of society, the environment, and the economy as the market leader in manufacturing and supplying roofing and ceiling sheets.

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