Scenario on Toxic Industrial Chemical Release

A scenario on “Toxic Industrial Chemical Release” was conducted to elaborate how to handle an emergency situation of chemical release in closed compartment during the international seminar on “The Chemical Weapons Convention and Chemical Safety and Security Management” for member states of the OPCW in the Asian Region in collaboration with OPCW.

The event was conducted on 05th December 2019 at Galle Face Hotel Colombo. Former Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne graced the session as the Chief Guest.

International Seminar on “The Chemical Weapons Convention and Chemical Safety & Security Management” for Member States of the OPCW in the Asian Region

The National Authority conducted an International seminar on “The Chemical Weapons Convention and Chemical Safety and Security Management” for member states of the OPCW in the Asian Region in collaboration with OPCW from 03rd to 05th December 2019 in Gall Face Hotel, Colombo.

Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, Secretary, Ministry of Defence graced the opening session as the Chief Guest of the three-day seminar. He said the Defence Ministry had facilitated the industry needs while ensuring the effective implementation of the CWC.

Director of the National Authority, Additional Secretaries of Ministry of Defence, Director General of United Nations and Human Rights at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Military Liaison Officer, Chief of National Intelligence, Fire Chief of Colombo Fire Service Department and distinguished invitees were also present at the inaugural session.