The National awards for Science and Technology Achievements (NASTA)
“The National awards for Science and Technology Achievements’ was held on 19th of December 2018, at the Presidential Secretariat, Colombo, Sri Lanka. President Maithripala sirisena was the chief guest of the event. Prof. Athula sumathipala received the award for Individual outstanding leadership in promoting and developing science and technology. Institute for research and development received the award for Excellence in international collaborations.