When the public sector officials are hardly recognized for their contribution to the national development, particularly the management of public organisations and meeting the set goals, the Zonta Club of Colombo has recognized to award the Woman of Achievement on Management to Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) Chairperson and Chief Executive Indira Malwatte.
She was recognised for her outstanding contribution in reorganizing the EDB to meet the new challenges and adopting a model of public-private sector partnership in developing and promoting exports and her 40 years of commitment in the
The Zonta awards on recognizing ‘Woman of Achievement’ reinforce their commitment to acknowledging women’s contribution to the national economy. Zonta has actively recognized and celebrated women who have achieved outstanding success in Sri Lanka in their respective fields of work. Incidentally, Malwatte is the first woman Chairperson and Chief Executive of the 38 history of the EDB, which is indicative of the importance the government plays on