Walkers CML partners with the Sri Lanka Society for Transport and Logistics and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Sri Lanka for the Research Symposium for Transport and Logistics Industry (R4TLI).
To be held on June 3 – 4, 2016, the Research Symposium for Transport and Logistic Industry is an initiative that endeavors to promote research and development in the transport and logistics sector in Sri Lanka and help diagnose its current issues and identify potential improvements based on scientific evidence. This annual research conference intends to build a platform where the needs of the industry can be discussed and scientific processes developed for the rectification of issues highlighted through research presentations.
“Being an infrastructure engineering Group, Walkers CML is happy to be associated with initiatives to disseminate research findings and knowledge in this important field of transport logistics,” says Mr. Dian Jayasuriya, Chief Executive Officer of CML-MTD Construction Limited, a subsidiary of MTD Walkers PLC.
He further adds, “Sri Lanka has a long way to go in developing efficient transportation systems to facilitate growth in our economy. We are appreciative of the dedicated efforts put in by the Sri Lanka Society for Transport and Logistics and wish them every success to achieve the objectives of the symposium.”
“The Sri Lanka Society for Transport and Logistics and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Sri Lanka are most appreciative of the generous partnership extended by Walkers CML a leading member of repute in the transport infrastructure industry in Sri Lanka,” says Prof. Amal S. Kumarage, Conference Chair for Research Symposium for Transport and Logistics Industry.
He further adds, “Their commitment to research and development is truly exemplary and is most encouraging given the challenges Sri Lanka faces in developing indigenous research capacity in order to transform Sri Lanka to a true regional logistics hub and to make internal transport efficient for a competitive economy.” (Media Release)