Member of Parliament, State Minister of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and COVID Disease Control, Consultant Dr. Sudharshini Fernandopulle was presented with the Award for the Female Parliamentarian of the Year.
This is a special award of appreciation granted by the Women’s Political Academy on behalf of State Minister Fernandopulle fulfilling her role as a people’s representative extremely well and raising her voice for the rights of women and children, within the Legislature to strengthen the legislative process and also in appreciation and recognition of her active contribution towards the process of compiling laws.
The award was presented by Dr. Nimalka Fernando, Chairperson of the Faculty of Women’s Politics at the Annual Diploma Awards Ceremony organized by the Institute of Politics and it was received by the State Minister’s Media Secretary Thusitha Jayawardena on behalf of State Minister Fernandopulle.
The Institute of Politics had organized the awarding of diplomas to 50 diploma holders who have completed the Diploma Course in Governance, Democracy and Government Policy and an evaluation had been done among the current Members of Parliament to find out who most effectively participates in the Parliamentary process and subsequently Consultant Dr. Sudarshini Fernandopulle, was presented this special award.
Former Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, Chairman of the Institute of Politics Professor Aminda Methsila Perera and others were present on the occasion.