Sri Lanka’s first Waste-to-Energy Power Plant was officially launched in Kerawalapitiya on the 17th of February 2021, by the Hon. Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa, together with the Hon. Minister of Power, Dullas Alahapperuma, Hon. Governor of the Western Province, Marshal of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Roshan Goonetileke, Her Worship, Mayor of Colombo, Rosy Senanayake, Chairman of Aitken Spence PLC, Deshamanya D.H.S. Jayawardena and other dignitaries.