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Lanka Hydraulic Institute wins gold at NCE Export awards

Dr. DPC Laknath (LHI) accepts the NCE Gold Award for LHI
Dr. DPC Laknath (LHI) accepts the NCE Gold Award for LHI

Lanka Hydraulic Institute (LHI), as a premier service provider of best engineering solutions to the global market place has bagged Gold at the recently concluded 28th annual NCE Export Awards Ceremony held at Shangri-La Hotel Colombo.

The event recognised and honoured Sri Lanka’s export champions for their excellence in financial year 2019/2020. “Being a major player in the consultancy business in services export sector, we have consistently been honoured since 2007 and this is the second time Lanka Hydraulic Institute (LHI), achieved the coveted Gold”, said its CEO, Eng. Janaka Kurukulasuriya.

In honouring LHI’s outstanding accomplishments in the engineering field,the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL) also conferred Lanka Hydraulic Institute (LHI), the Engineering Excellence Awardin the past.

The company’s exceptional export performance came despite the tumultuous times in the global and domestic markets with the onset of COVID-19 pandemic worldwide and the aftermath of Easter bombings in the country. When the economic downturn hurt many exporters, Lanka Hydraulic Institute (LHI), remained resilient owing to its far-sighted management strategies coupled with unmatched dedication of its employee base. Lanka Hydraulic Institute (LHI), goes onto the record as one of the few consultancy giants in the country who declared profits and dividends when the industry, on average, was exercising layoffs and salary cuts.

Lanka Hydraulic Institute (LHI), specializes in coastal engineering, inland water, urban water and drainage services. Equipped with a state-of-the-art hydraulics laboratory and wide variety of in-house expertise, Lanka Hydraulic Institute (LHI), provides consultancy services in port planning and design, met-oceanic surveys, and numerical and physical modelling of coastal/ riverine structures. Since its inception in 1985, LHI has conducted over 400 projects in Sri Lanka and overseas.

All its processes are streamlined, quality assured and in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 standard. LHI’s services are proudly relied upon by number of international clients from Algeria, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Brunei, Eritrea, France, India, Iran, Maldives, Mauritius, Oman, Senegal, South Korea, and UAE.

Elaborating the success story, Dr. Sanjeewa Wickramaratne, senior specialist of Lanka Hydraulic Institute (LHI), told that the company has always prioritised customer satisfaction that enabled to develop the platform of trust on which the future success is defined.