Link Engineer ing (Pvt) Ltd, the construction company and engineering arm of the internationally-renowned Blue Ocean Group of Companies, clinched another victory recently when it bagged the contract for the construction of Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium at the University of Ruhuna. Following a process of competitive bidding,
the contract was awarded by the High Commission of India recently, as part of its development partnership with Sri Lanka in the field of higher education on behalf of an undertaking by the Government of India to establish and enhance education facilities at the University of Ruhuna. The contract to construct the building complex was signed on March 17, 2016, in the presence of High Commissioner of India Shri Y.K. Sinha,
Chairman of Link Engineering (Pvt) Ltd and Blue Ocean Group of Companies – S. Thumilan, University of Ruhuna Vice Chancellor Senior Prof. S. G. J. N. Senanayake, Deputy Vice Chancellor Dr. A.M.N. Alagiyawanna, Higher Education Ministry Secretary and other officials of the Government of Sri Lanka. “The group continues to perform well in line with our customers’ expectations despite the current challenging economic environment.
We will continue to build and maintain our position as a strong international brand conducting our operations under sound corporate governance, carrying out all business dealings with the public ethically with optimum transparency. As a result, our customer base expands on a daily basis both locally and globally,” Group’s Chairman S. Thumilan said. “Takeover of Link Engineering has served to be a great success story for Blue Ocean Group of Companies.
With the economy becoming more and more opportune for M&As (Mergers and acquisitions) we have received a significant number of propositions for takeovers. M&A has been an integral part of our growth strategy in the past and it would continue be so in the future,” he added. “We at Blue Ocean Group have a strong vision to be the most-respected, ethicallysound and socially-responsible company wherever we operate. I trust this vision will prevail through all our achievements, whilst we will also continue to focus on acquisitions, mergers and strategic partnerships as a part of the overall direction the company is taking.”