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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2343

Failure to fulfill the future of 4.2 million children would

[b]Failure to fulfill the future of 4.2 million children would result in the eruption of a human volcano[/b]

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

In an ceremony held at the Bandaranaile Memorial International Conference Hall in Colombo, Omalika Ravindrani Jayatilake, of Ferguson High School, Ratnapura, who is the President of the board of directors of the Skiff Company, was adjudged the ‘Most Outstanding Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2004-2005’ at the seventh annual Young Entrepreneurs National Awards ceremony, conducted by the Young Entrepreneurs Sri Lanka (YESL), which is a member Junior Achievement Worldwide.

The following students also won awards at the ceremony :

Best Entrepreneur in the Girls section - Hasanji Ellawala, President, Horizon Company, Musaeus College, Colombo.

Best Entrepreneur in the Boys section - Roshan Rajaratnam, Director, Human Resources, Zoot Company, St Joseph’s College, Colombo.

The Best President - Irandi Kuruppu, Aura Company, Musaeus College. Colombo

The Best Company - Horizon Company, Musaeus College, Colombo.

Also, forty-one best performers and runners-up were recognized together with 24 teachers and principals.

Patrick Amarasinghe, who pioneered to establish the first Exporters Association in Sri Lanka which is now renamed as the National Chamber of Exporters is the man who established the Young Entrepreneurs Sri Lanka affiliated to the Worldwide Junior Achievement.

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