In a ceremony here, S. M. Krishna, Indian Minister for External Affairs, and Basil Rajapaksa, Sri Lankan Minister for Economic Development, presented awards to the top three architects whose entries were selected by a jury after the completion of the National Design Competition.
The design submitted by Archt. Madura Premathileka was adjudged first; while that submitted by Cynthia & Athula Ranasinghe Chartered Architects was declared second and the one submitted by Design Consortium (Pvt) Ltd, was declared third. A total of 29 entries were received. From this eight were shortlisted. The winner was awarded a prize amount of US$3,500. The runner-up was awarded $3,000, and the second runner-up, $2,500. Madura also made a presentation to Mr. Krishna and his team on the design.
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