• #163, Kirulapone Avenue, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka
  • +94 112 51 5759


Info. Department wins two awards at BESTWEB.LK award ceremony

dgi web 2017The Government’s Official News Portal of Sri Lanka ‘www.news.lk’ and the official website of Department of Government Information ‘www.dgi.gov.lk’ clinched a Silver award and a Bronze award respectively at the ‘BESTWEB.LK’ annual web-based awarding competition.


The competition is an annual event, which is organized by LK Domain Registry, since 2009.

www.news.lk won the Silver Award under the Best Media, Sports and Entertainment Website category while www.dgi.gov.lk won the Bronze Award under the Best Government Website category.

 The award ceremony was held yesterday (5th April) at the Hotel Galadari, Colombo.

Director General of Department of Government Information and the staff express their gratitude for all, those who supported to achieve this task.

The two websites has won awards at BESTWEB.LK competition in previous years too.

The department assists media in a macro level in welfare, training, policy planning and accreditation, and providing easy access to Government news and information.