The 77th International Civil Aviation Day was celebrated under the patronage of His Excellency President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on 23rd December 2021 at the auditorium of Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL).
The President Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the exhibition which showcased the creations made by the innovators of civil Aviation and the President awards to five seniors in the field of civil aviation in recognition of their contribution to the advancement of the civil aviation sector and to three students symbolizing a thousand students which won a competition organized by the Civil Aviation Promotion Unit by the CAASL via online in the period of school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as several individuals representing various field of civil aviation.
Hon. Minister of Tourism, Prasanna Ranatunga, Hon. State Minister of Civil Aviation & Export Zone Development, D.V. Chanaka, Chairman of CAASL Mr. Upul Darmadasa, Vice Chairman of CAASL Mr. Amitha Wijayasuriya, Director General of Civil Aviation & Chief Executive Officer Capt. Themiya Abeywickrama, Board Members of CAASL were presented to this occasion.