SLT-Mobitel joined the Ministry of Youth and Sports to felicitate Sri Lanka’s wheelchair tennis team for their significant achievements at the
Wheelchair Tennis World Cup in Italy during a special ceremony held at the Sports Ministry recently.
To recognise and celebrate the team’s historic performance, SLT-Mobitel donated each player Rs 1,000,000 in cash and also presented Rs 250,000 for the trainer.
Namal Rajapaksa, Minister of Youth & Sports, Minister of Development Co-ordination and Monitoring and State Minister of Digital Technology and Enterprise Development participated in the presentation ceremony with Lalith Seneviratne, Group CEO, SLT, together with senior officials from the Sports Ministry and SLT-Mobitel.
The Sri Lankan team led by Suresh Dharmasena, Lasantha Ranaweera and D.M. Gamini, returned triumphantly after accomplishing a creditable sixth place finish; having beaten Brazil, Belgium and Poland earlier in the championship rounds. The team was coached by Jagath Welikala.
SLT-Mobitel is a longstanding partner of all sports in the country, especially with the objective of inspiring and motivating athletes to bolster their confidence, in bringing glory for the nation. SLT-Mobitel continuously strives to empower sports through sponsorships, organizing events, and other initiatives. The company is also supportive of the Ministry of Sports’ plans to uplift the nation’s talented athletes as they prepare to compete in the global sports arena,inspiring the country.