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COPA recognises 101 State institutions for high performance

A National Awards Ceremony recognizing the State Institutions with a high level of performance was held at the Parliament Complex yesterday with President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya as the Chief Guests.

The event was organised by the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) which recognised 101 state institutions that showed high performance in year 2016 with Gold, Silver and Merit Awards. President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Speaker of the House Karu Jayasuriya presented the awards to the representatives of the selected establishments.

The institutions have been selected after assessing the financial management and the performance of all the 837 public institutions coming under its purview through a computerized information management system.