All activities of the Mahapola Ports & Maritime Academy, the education wing of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority, are carried out in strict compliance with advice and recommendations of the health authority.
The Chief Medical Officer of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority and her team, as well as the Public Health Inspector in the area, inspected its activities yesterday ( October 20, 2020). It was observed that the allegations made by some parties were not true and that all the activities of the academy were carried out as per the recommendations of the health authorities in the country.
The Mahapola Ports & Maritime Academy is currently conducting only essential training activities to enhance the professional skills of the employees of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority. The training is carried out with the full consent of all participating employees, following all health care measures.
Meanwhile, commenting on the current situation, Sarath Dayananda, Chief Training Manager of the institute said that the primary objective of the institute and its staff is to ensure the safety of all trainee and other users in the face of the pandemic caused by the Covid-19 virus.
Featured photo: A group of SLPA employees participated in a training program conducted yesterday (October 19)