DTW International introduces ‘Natular DT’ in Sri Lanka
DTW International Private Limited in collaboration with UPL Limited and Clarke recently introduced Natular DT, a mosquito breeding sites controlling product designed to aid Sri Lanka in the fight against dengue and Culex mosquito-borne illnesses. Natular DT is a tablet formulation developed specifically for containerized water bodies such as gutters, rainwater collecting tanks, roof top catchments, ornamental pools and any other area of a home front that collects water.
With over 50,000 documented dengue infections each year, DTW International Private Limited presents Natular DT as a successful method for controlling difficult-to-control dengue mosquito breeding locations in Sri Lanka. Natular DT has been released in Sri Lanka for the first time; this product has previously debuted successfully in the U.S.A, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the Philippines and Bangladesh. The pill composition is 100 percent organic and will manage 200 liters of water for 60 days. It is specifically developed for container water, including man-made bodies of water, to reduce dengue and Culex mosquito breeding. This product is intended to assist the general public in eliminating mosquito breeding in difficult-to-drain water containers.
DTW International Private Limited Chairman, Irwin Weerasinghe commented on the initiative; “We have tremendous pleasure in introducing ‘Natular DT’ to Sri Lanka. Because dengue fever has been a persistent problem in the nation, we anticipate that the pill formulation will be extremely beneficial in effectively controlling the disease’s spread. It is a secure approach for all homes, businesses, and educational institutions. The solution reduces the chances of your family members contracting dengue fever without a hassle,” he said.
‘Natular DT’ is a revolutionary green solution that received the ‘U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Presidential Green Chemistry Award’ in 2010. The prize is one of the most prominent environmental honors bestowed by the United States government. With resistance-fighting larvicide, it boasts unrivaled effectiveness and unprecedented simplicity of use.
“Clarke-Public Health Mosquito Control and Aquatic Services, U.S.A. manufactures the product, which is approved and authorized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Registrar of Pesticides of Sri Lanka. Prior to their approval, the National Dengue Control Unit (NDCU) and the Medical Research Institute of Sri Lanka (MRI) conducted clinical studies. As a result, we can confidently state that ‘Natular DT’ will do the needful in making your surroundings safe for you”. Weerasinghe added.
For over two decades, DTW International Private Limited has worked in strategic partnership with UPL to provide supply solutions to the Agricultural and Public Health Sector. It also offers strategic supply solutions to a few additional industry verticals. UPL Limited, headquartered in India, is the world’s fifth largest Crop Protection Input manufacturing company, with a rapidly expanding presence in innovative environmental protection solutions. The collaboration has provided many innovative solutions to the agricultural and Public Health sectors over the years.
Women led LPO services firm Velox Partners enters new office space in Colombo
Velox Partners, a tech-based legal process outsourcing (LPO) firm, expanded its presence into Colombo to augment its existing law firm. Velox commenced operations in January 2020 prior to the onset of the pandemic. Today, it has expanded its services across numerous verticals Commercial law, Litigation, Conveyancing and Company Secretarial Services, with Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) Services being the core. It is geared as a fully-fledged legal service provider servicing clients across United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore and Southeast Asia.
Velox is female-led with over 90% being women comprising versatile and experienced lawyers. Their expertise bridges multiple disciplines of law with a local and global clientele. The two powerhouses leading the firm are its founding partners Lihini Fernando and Dakshika Perera whose collective experience spans over three decades.
Velox Partners saw Covid-19 restrictions and remote working as an opportunity to position the firm as a tech-based entity and launched its LPO arm. Providing back office legal services to law firms across continents was seen as a viable business model that is both functional and lucrative. Furthermore, the partners of Velox realized the potential of positioning Sri Lanka as a LPO Hub, where the LPO sector enables foreign remittance to the island nation to rebuild its economy. This also provided an opportunity particularly as LPO services can be offered remotely, without a physical office presence.
Velox has serviced clients in over 14 jurisdictions worldwide providing solutions on the ethos, ‘Beyond Legal’. Velox believes in combining business efficiency and tech enabled processes to differentiate itself from the conventional law firms.
Lawyers at Velox are solution providers guided by industry expertise. The team comprises professionals based in Australia, the United States of America, Singapore, and Sri Lanka which enables them to draw cross country perspectives in providing services. Velox is now poised to use their multiple years of experience across continents to provide smart legal solutions.
Estonian TV crew gets a taste of Sri Lanka for the first time
Sri Lanka Tourism, under its Scandinavian market promotions hosted a Media FAM with 4 Media personnel from Kanal2 TV from Estonia. The tour started off on February 28 and ended on March 8. The purpose of hosting this tour was to receive more high-end tourist arrivals from Estonia, as well as the other Scandinavian markets including Lithuania and Latvia.
Subsequently, this tour was hosted in collaboration with the Sri Lanka embassy in Sweden which contributed to make this tour a success. The FAM Tour covered all the main tourist attractions in Sri Lanka, including wild life, Ayurveda, Boutique hotels, and also cultural attractions.
All these attractions were filmed and the destination will be promoted on air via Kanal2 TV, through the TV show ‘’ Kaugele Siit’’ (far from here). The first episode of this programme is scheduled to be telecast for 45 minutes. This travel programme has 420,000 followers as their audience. Kanal2 TV was also the official Media partner for the Winter Olympics 2018, a Sri Lanka Tourism press release said.
The release adds: ‘The visitors were quite impressed with the 8-day tour which they had, enjoying every moment of their tour. They were equally mesmerized with the warm hospitality which they received from the Sri Lankans, which they are mostly renowned for. They enjoyed the traditional Sri Lankan cuisine, and the variety of dishes which they tasted. Nevertheless, they had the opportunity of exploring every attraction of the paradise island to convey the message to their fellow Estonians, that Sri Lanka is a unique travel destination which has everything in store for the enthusiastic traveler.
‘They also had a cooking demonstration by courtesy of Siddhalepa Ayurveda Resorts & Spas Wadduwa, and also a Yoga treat at the same venue. Visiting the Turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda , the Elephant orphanage at Pinnawala, going through a safari at Eco park was also another amazing experience which they had during their stay.’
The Academy of International Business signs Memorandum of Understanding with the University of the Pacific
Academy of International Business Sri Lanka (AIB) held its second graduation at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall with over fifty graduates successfully passing out. At the recent graduation, the business academy signed its MOU with the University of the Pacific.
The signing of the MOU is a major milestone for the business academy. The courses offered are DBA, MBA, and BBA top-up programs through AIB. Prof Liam, Rector – of the University of Pacific, expressed confidence that the program delivered by AIB will be very beneficial.
The event was graced by passed graduates, teachers, and lecturers, the ceremony was hosted by the chief guest and the regional director of ABE(UK) Dr Praveen Mahendran. “The ABE(UK) is one of the long-standing professional awarding bodies from the UK and AIB is proud to be associated with ABE and approved by the awarding body.
Hard work, competency and capability are the values that produce results, through the AIB and its programs these are achievable. Every student is encouraged to show their full potential”.
The distinguished guests were the Vice President of the BNI Pioneer Chapter, Dilan Fonseka. He emphasized, the importance of students gaining experience in entrepreneurial skills and business development by enrolling at BNI. AIB is a member of BNI, which creates multiple opportunities.
About the Academy of International Business: AIB is recognized for its management programs, digital marketing, marketing, and English language programs such as IELTS, and PTE. It’s widely popular among students in search of pursuing business and management courses.The Director of AIB Sri Lanka, Chrishankar Janathanan, expressed the institute’s commitment to providing the best quality education. It’s not only a center that is simply cornered to the education sector but also has focused its efforts on recruitment services and digital agency services.
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