World Water Day 2010 celebrated

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Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum celebrated the World Water Day on 22nd March with a function held at the Auditorium of Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau, Colombo. The theme of the event was ‘Water for the Cities’. The chief guest of the function was Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister for Urban Development and Sacred Area Development. Delivering the welcome speech, Mrs Shanti Fernando, Chairperson, LRWHF, emphasized the need to celebrate the World Water Day and the use of Rain Water harvesting as a solution for the present water crisis.

Dr. C.S. Weeraratna of the LRWHF delivered the key note Address under the theme ‘Water for the Cities’. Thereafter, the Chief Guest, Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister for Urban Development and Sacred Area Development addressed the gathering. A slide¬† presentation depicting the LRWHF activities was presented that and finally the vote of thanks was given by Tanuja Ariyananda, Director, LRWHF.


Lighting of the oil lamp
by the Chief Guest of the
function was
Hon. Dinesh Gunawardenae

Mrs. Shanti Fernando,
Chairperson, LRWHF
addressing the gathering

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