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Information Department websites win BESTWEB.LK awards

best websiteThe 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.

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.


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