In the backdrop of glowing tributes to President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the achievements of the past four years of the Presidency, the President accepted yet another token of his achievements.
This was when the President was presented with trophies of two World Summit Awards recently. The trophies of awards won by Sri Lanka for two world best e-content projects at the prestigious international competition in 2009 were presented to the President at a simple ceremony held at Temple Trees.
Sri Lanka had been feted at the World Summit Award (WSA) 09 Winners’ Gala, WSA Winners’ Conference and Exhibition and had been presented with the awards in Monterrey, Mexico recently. The two of Sri Lanka’s ICTA-initiated projects that had won the best e-Content awards under two different categories were the ‘1919’ or the ‘GIC’ project and the project “Impaired Aid” .