Thalani and Priyankara - best athletes
Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC came forward for the fifth consecutive
year to partner the Ceylon-German Technical Training Institute (CGTTI)
in their annual athletics meet held recently at the CGTTI grounds,
At the event Ms. P.D. Dinu Thalani from team Stuttgart was adjudged
'Chevron's best female athlete' while P.T. Priyankara from the Mannheim
team received 'Chevron's best male athlete' award.
The 'Caltex Champions Trophy' presented by Chief Guest Kishu Gomes,
Managing Director/CEO, Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC was awarded to Team
Stuttgart, while the teams Berlin, Mannheim and Frankfurt followed close
Speaking on the occasion Gamini Manchanayake, Director/Principal
CGTTI expressed his profound appreciation to Chevron for their support
and assistance at the annual athletics meet. He said "we have indeed
been fortunate to have Chevron support us in this endeavour for the past
four years. Chevron is very much part of the German Tech Family and we
are confident that they will continue to be so."
"We have enjoyed a truly successful partnership with the
Ceylon-German Training Technical Institute" says Kishu Gomes, Managing
Director/CEO, Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC. "Through our specialised
training programme we aim to educate young professionals about the
mechanism of the industry and factors impacting if so that they are
better equipped to face the challenges in the industry."
Gomes highlighted that Chevron's relationship with CGTTI extends
beyond the academic realm. "As an organisation we greatly encourage
sports and extra curricular activities. We see sports as an opportunity
to help groom and grow individuals into more proficient, self-confident
people. As such, we make every effort to promote sports among our
employees as well as those organistions and institutions close to us, as
in the case of CGTTI."