Piyasena Gamage, Minister of Vocational and Technical Training and Senior Presi-dential Advisor Basil Rajapaksa at the opening
The National Institute of Business Management (NIBM), the premier training institute in Sri Lanka for Management and Information Technology, celebrated its 40th anniversary with the opening of a new wing at its NIBM Colombo premises. Piyasena Gamage, Minister of Vocational and Technical Training, and Basil Rajapaksa, Senior Presidential Advisor were chief guests during the occasion.
The new three-storey building was completed within a year’s time under the guidance of Dr E A Weerasinghe, Director General, NIBM, at a cost of Rs 200mn funded by NIBM. It features a 270-seat auditorium, computer laboratories, lecture halls, apartments and a cafeteria, and is expected to facili-tate its degree and diploma programme students. NIBM functions as a statutory body under the Ministry of Vocational and Technical Training.