Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Environment, visited the Central Environmental Authority on 25.08.2020, afternoon.
After the commencement of his duties as the new Cabinet Minister, Hon. Minister has taken steps to visit the institutions under his Ministry.
Hon. Minister was welcomed by the Mr. S. Amarasinghe, Chairman, CEA and Mr. P B Hemantha Jayasinghe, Director General, CEA.
Addressing the senior officials, the new Minister stated that the President has expressed his commitment to achieving sustainable development. Furthermore, he emphasized on promoting alternative products for polythene /plastic and advised to conduct an exhibition to promote those products, specially to promote clay products.
Dr. Anil Jasinghe, Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Mr. S. Amasinghe, chairman, CEA, Mr. P B Hemantha Jayasinghe, Director General, CEA, senior officials of the CEA and Ministry of Environment participated in the event.