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Feb 1, 2021

SOLEX the household name for water pumps in Sri Lanka leads the market with its dominance in domestic, agricultural pumps and industrial ranges by locally manufacturing over 100 models catering to different customized requirements. Over the past few decades, the company has established a stronghold of the Sri Lankan market due to its supreme quality in products. In addition, Solex also offers a wide array of industrial products including industrial vehicles such as Vacuum Jetters, Arial Platforms, Water Bowsers, Garbage Compactors, Gully Bowsers, Dehumidifier Machines, Fire Pumps, and other products. 

Solex, a genuinely local organization on a mission to expand its social responsibility has invested in a number of CSR projects, which have benefited different segments. To name a few, Solex has extended its generous contributions towards society by providing water management systems to a number of sacred places of all religions, establishing a bathing system for elephants in the Pinnawala Elephant orphanage, and building cooling drinking water plants to a number of locations for daily commuters.

Director of Branding and Mass Media of Solex Group, Dr. Sandini Wijayasiri, widened the CSR project 2021 titled – “Safety by Choice”, leading the program of providing “Road Barricades” to Police posts at key points across the country. Aiding and ensuring national security to creating awareness and discipline on road was the main underlying point focused throughout this program. Solex manufactured these new barricades within their Foundry Facility Unit situated at Ekala with the outstanding contribution of its factory workers whose untiring efforts brought success to this project.   

Marking a significant milestone, the company recently provided Police barricades to Sri Lanka Parliament premises in Battaramulla and the sacred Kelaniya Temple in the presence of a distinguished gathering. The brass of the Sri Lanka Police Mr. Sarath Kumara – SSP Parliament Police, Mr. Nuwan Asanka – SSP Mirihana Police and Mr. Nalinda Dilruk – OIC Thalangama Police we’re amongst the distinguished guests at the handing over ceremony.     

Mr. Sudath Walpola – OIC Kelaniya Police, graced the barricade handing over occasion held at the Kelaniya temple premises.  

Celebrating the event Dr. Sandini Wijayasiri stated, “On behalf of Solex Group of Companies, we are truly honored to carry on the project of repairing and providing Police barricades of the country. My vision for this project came true solely due to hard work that my company team has put forward. I extend my gratitude to the Sri Lankan Police for granting timely approvals. We look forward to continue this project in the future by completing 100 barricades in key locations by end 2021.”

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