His excellency Mr.Yukiya Amano, Director General of the IAEA has officially visited Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council on 15.03.2018. A Special function Was held at the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council (Council) with participation of all SLAERC & SLAEB staff members on that date to honour the Director General of IAEA. The State Minister of Power & Renewable Energy Hons. Mr.Ajith.P.Perera and Dr. Suren Batagoda, the Secretary of the Ministry also attended to this special occasion. Mr.Lakshitha Jayawardane, Chairman of SLAEB delivered welcome speech and explain the objective of this memorable occasion.

Mr.Anil Ranjith, Director General of the Council presented the regulatory infrastructure in Sri Lanka and he also stated that the future assistance from IAEA required to develop the regulatory system in Sri Lanka. The State Minister also addressed the gathering and he thanked to IAEA for supporting Sri Lanka to development of nuclear technology in various aspects.

His excellency Mr. Yukiya Amano addressing the gathering stated that IAEA always cooperate with Sri Lankan authorities to development of the nuclear technology and also he stated that IAEA would support to SLAERC for achieving  future goals. Dr. Saman Hewamana , (Chairman of the council) delivered vote of thank to the gathering.