Lions to Clean 50 Identified Cities from Colombo to Medawachchiya in One Day

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Lions Clubs are to clean fifty identified cities from Colombo to Medawachchiya in one day. This was disclosed by the new governor of Lions District 306B2 Kaushal Rajapaksa outlining the Annual Activity Plan for 2021-2022.

“This year’s theme is “Be Inspired, Live Inspired,” Rajapaksa explained. “We will also be planting 5,000 trees along the highway between Kurunegala and Mirigama. 

“We are conducting a district tree-planting day on September 19, 2021. On the same day, a tree-planting program will be held throughout Sri Lanka with the participation of Lions of multiple 306 districts. 

Lions are volunteers who have kindness and service to the community as core values. There are several Lions Clubs in Sri Lanka with many business-people and professionals among the membership.

(L-R) Cabinet Secretary Lion Deepal Weerakkody, Past District Governor Lion S. K. Ravindran, First Vice District Governor Lion Gratien Fernando, International Director Endorsee, Past Multiple Council Chairman Lion Mahesh Pasqual, District Governor Lion I. K. Rajapaksa, Past Multiple Council Chairman Lion P. Jeyarajan, Second Vice District Governor Lion Anura Dissanayaka, Past District Governor Ranjith Premalal, Past District Governor Lion Anura Wickramanayake, Cabinet Treasurer Lion Selva Mariathasan.

Indhra Kaushal Rajapaksa is a Fellow of the Plastics and Rubber Institute and an Associate member of the Association of Business Executives UK with an MBA in Business Management. He is the Immediate Past President of the Plastics and Rubber Institute, President of the Chartered Management Institute, Vice President of the Confederation of Small and Medium Industries [COSMI], and Chairman of the Minuwangoda Industrial Association.

He is also an executive committee member of the Singapore Business Council, the China Business Council and the Pakistan Business Council.

As the new governor of Lions district 306B2, Kaushal brings to the table a series of milestones achieved. These include a million rupees worth of dry rations donated to 400 needy families in Wattala; the planting of 2,000 “Mee” trees along river and lake banks in the Anuradhapura area; and the renovation and handover of a 35-bed ward for Covid-19 patients at the District Hospital in Maho.

Having worked in the tyre industry, footwear industry and in the government sector at the Task Force for Rebuilding the Nation, handling the rehabilitation of the livelihoods of the people affected by the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004, Kaushal possesses a wealth of experience in the private sector in addition to social service.

In 2007 Kaushal ventured into his own business and is today the Chairman and Managing Director of the Kalhari Group of Companies, exporting industrial waste including rubber and plastics. During this time, Kaushal and his company have won many awards including several national export awards.

Kaushal is also a director of Building a Future Foundation and Managing Director of the Sail Lanka Yachting Group which is Sri Lanka’s premier leisure boat chartering and building industry, manufacturing catamaran type motorized sailing yachts for local use and for export.

With a dedicated team of professionals, the new Cabinet of Lions District 306B2 is poised to make a significant contribution towards improving the environment and the social life in the country.

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