(PRESS RELEASE) – Access Engineering PLC (Access)rang the Opening Bell to commence trading at the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) today. The Bell Ringing ceremony was organized by the CSE as part of a series featuring companies included on the S&P Sri Lanka 20 Index.
Sharing his remarks at the ceremony, Chairman of CSE Mr. Vajira Kulatilaka stated that Access Engineering presents a unique investment opportunity to both local and international investors, by offering an opening to be a part of a growing industry that is of national significance. Mr. Kulatilaka went on to commend the company’s management for driving Accessin a sustained growth trajectory over the years and its keen commitment to ensuring value to its shareholders.
Chairman of Access Engineering PLC Mr. Sumal Perera speaking at the eventstated that the ceremony marks an important event for Access Engineering PLC as it symbolically recognizes the company as a key stakeholder of the CSE.
Commenting on the prospects for the construction industry going forward, Mr. Perera stated that the industry is poised for a growth phase within the next 5 to 6 years. “As a local entity with business interests very much based in this country, we are naturally called upon to facilitate the growth of our economy. We are ready to face new challenges and are confident that we would be able to raise the bar in meeting the expectations of our valued stakeholders” he added.
Mr. Pererawas accompanied by Managing Director at Access Mr. Christopher Joshua and Directors Mr. Rohana Fernando, Mr. Dinesh Weerakkody, Mr. Dharshana Munasinghe and Mr. Shevantha Mendis. The CSE was represented at the event by Chairman Mr. Vajira Kulatilaka, Directors Mr. M. R. Prelis and Mr. Shanil Fernando, Chief ExecutiveOfficer Mr. Rajeeva Bandaranaike and the Senior Management.
Access Engineering isone of Sri Lanka’s foremost entities in the Civil Engineering and Construction industry. The company ensures sustained value creation for the benefit of all stakeholders through adherence to a set of well-defined corporate governance principles, coupled with maintaining effective structures and processes within the company.