Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake, Research Professor of the National Institute of Fundamental Studies and Professor Emeritus (Physics) of University of Peradeniya and Prof. C.B. Dissanayake, Former Director of NIFS and Emeritus Professor (Geology) of University of Peradeniya received Life Time Achievement Awards from H.E.The President at the 50th anniversary golden jubilee celebrations of NSF held at the BMICH on 4th October 2018. These awards have been launched by NSF to recognize and honour eminent scientists who have made exceptional contributions to the Science and Technology sector in the country.
From Left: Prof. Ananda Jayawardena, Director General, NSF, Prof. Sirimali Fernando, Chairperson, NSF, Prof. Lakshmaan Dissanayake, President Maithreepala Sirisena, Prof. C.B. Dissanayake, Dr. Sarath Amunugama, Hon. Minister, and Mr. Udaya Seneviratne, Presidential Secretary.