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01st June 2012

Awareness seminar Regularizing Methyl Bromide Fumigation Procedure & usage

Areas to be covered,

  • Me Br effects on environment & ozone layer
  • Importance of monitoring fumigation activities
  • ISPM -15 / IPPC Regulations for Me Br Fumigation
  • Guidelines - Me Br Fumigation for Export and Import Consignments (Country Requirements, Statistics, additional fumigation declarations )
  • Fumigation Conditions and practical difficulties during supervision
  • Fumigation as a Phytosanitary Requirement
  • Fulfillment of Phytosanitary requirements for stored pests

Speakers/Resource Persons/Panelists

  • Mr. Gamini Silva Director, Seed Certificate and Plant Protection Centre(SCPPC)
  • Mr. Janaka Gunawardhana, Director, National Ozone Unit, Ministry of Environment
  • Dr. G A W Wijesekara, Registrar of Pesticides
  • Mr. S C Wanigasuriya, Deputy Director, National Plant Quarantine Service (NPQS)
  • Ms. I K Warushamana - Head Treatment Technology, NPQS
  • Ms. L Champika Hewage, Entomologist, NPQS
  • Mr. M D H Kulatunga, Research Officer In Charge, (SCPPC)
  • Mrs. Shoba Weerakoon, OIC Quarantine Office / Ms K N Hewage, NPQS - Colombo Seaport
  • Dr. Jerry Jayawardhana / Chairman, Tea Research Institute (TRI)
  • Mr. H D Hemarathne, Director General / Sri Lanka Tea Board (SLTB)

The Seminar will consist of a presentation by key officials, National Plant quarantine Services, followed by a Q&A Session

For whom: Exporters/Shippers/Freight forwarders & all users

Date: 01st June 2012
Time: 2.30 5.30 PM (Registration starts at 2.00 pm)
Location: Auditorium, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, 50 Navam Mw, Colombo 02

For whom: for all stakeholders in the S–VAT system, Importers/Exporters Financial Controllers / Financial Divisions / Operational Staff

We value your participation, to help you & to serve the trade

For Registration: Participation fee: Rs. 1,200/= Contact: Secretariat Tel: 5588871 / 5588880/ 0777223651 or Email: [email protected]

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