Mike Flora receives NASTA award for Tissue Cultured plant exports | Daily News


 

Mike Flora receives NASTA award for Tissue Cultured plant exports

Mike Biotech Asia, Director, Sumedha Hasthanayake, Director, Deepani Keerthiratne, Chairman, Mihindu Keerthiratne, General Manager, M Sulaiman Nazar, Production Executive, Charith Pallewela
Mike Biotech Asia, Director, Sumedha Hasthanayake, Director, Deepani Keerthiratne, Chairman, Mihindu Keerthiratne, General Manager, M Sulaiman Nazar, Production Executive, Charith Pallewela

Sri Lanka’s major tropical plants, cut flowers and best quality horticulture exporter Mike Flora Ltd has received National Awards for Science and Technology Achievements (NASTA) at a recent ceremony, organized by National Science Foundation at the Presidential Secretariat.

National Science Foundation is the nation’s premier driving force in promoting science, technology and innovation for economic and social prosperity of Sri Lanka.

The Award was presented to the Tissue Culture Lab of Mike Flora Group, Mike Biotech Asia Pvt Ltd, under the category of “Development of viable substitutes for imports and acquired or adapted technologies resulting in successfully exported products/services”.

Speaking at the ceremonyDirector, Sumedha Hasthanayake said Mike Biotech Asia Ltd is Sri Lanka’s modern and reliable plant biotech company and the young plant production division of the Mike Group of companies.

He said the company was established in 2004 and it is in the forefront of exporting Tissue Cultured plants to Australia, Japan, Denmark, The Netherlands, South Korea and many other countries worldwide that annually brings valuable foreign exchange to Sri Lanka.

Director Hasthanayake further said the Mike Group has the plant tissue culture laboratory with 20,000 sq.ft floor area is adequately equipped with all state- of- the- art production and R&D facilities.

It is said that Mike Biotech Asia is Sri Lanka’s modern and reliable plant biotech company and the plants are produced by in-vitro tissue culture technology.


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