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DR. A.N.S. Kulasinghe 93rd Birth Commemoration Ceremony at SEC on 2012.10.26 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 05 November 2012 13:10

 

The 93rd birth commemoration ceremony of the founder chairman of SEC, DR. A.N.S. Kulasinghe was held on 26th October 2012 at the auditorium, SEC. The guest of honor was Hon. Wimal Weerawansa,   Minister of Construction, Engineering services, Housing and Common Amenities.  

The most noted event at the function was presenting scholarships with a gift pack for the students who had passed Grade 05 Scholarship Examination. Students from Dr.Kulasinghe  vidyalaya and also more than 65 students of SEC employees granted with this opportunity.

In his speech, Hon. Minister Wimal weerawansa remarks that, ‘Dr. kulasinghe was truly a honored man who has excellent engineering skills and capabilities of new innovations while truly a patriotic. He is a iconic figure in the history of construction industry in Sri Lanka and a great example for those who purposely delay timely completion of projects in these days.

Further Hon Minister stated that ‘Dr. Kulasinghe was so important in many ways since his added the Sri Lankan identity to the engineering techniques. He invented the pre cast tradition and he always loves his country and brings the honor to his motherland. That is why he is so special to us. Once he migrated to Malayasia but returned back to Sri lanka because he loved his motherland. Even he didn’t pay at least 1% of the salary which he got while he was in Malayasia. But he didn’t think about the money, he always thinks about what he can do for his country. He did research to invent what are the most suitable methodology and cost effective system that we can use in our country. He did marvels in pre cast tradition. He is truly a great character in Sri Lankan engineering history and also in the long journey of State Engineering Corporation.

The secretary of the Ministry and many senior officials participated at the ceremony while hundreds of employees at the head office, SEC also gathered at the occasion.

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