Regional Entrepreneurs precede the National Entrepreneur of the year 2007

The most prestigious Annual National Awards – Sri Lanka Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 organized by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL) is now in full swing and already the Regional Entrepreneur of the Year competition are being held.

Entrepreneur of the Year competitions of the Eastern, North Western, North Central, Southern, Central, Uva, and Sabaragamuwa provinces were held.

K G Thilak Pushpakumara, Chairman, T M Motors Co (Pvt) Ltd won the gold in the North Central Province; Lal Keerthi Gunawardena, Managing Director, Lucky Lanka Dairies (Pvt) Ltd in the Southern Province won the Gold, while D W Lewis, Proprietor, Lewis Engineering won the Gold award in the Uva Province.

FCCISL has been conducting the Entrepreneur of the Year Competition since 1996 with the objective of recognizing, felicitating and rewarding the most successful entrepreneurs in the country with the objective of motivating the Sri Lankan Entrepreneurs to achieve excellence. The Competition is conducted under the categories of Micro, Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large categories.

The Regional Competitions climax to the Grand Final Event – Sri Lankan Entrepreneur of The Year 2007 at the BMICH on 11 December along with the awards of the Western Province.