Director General (Acting)

Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board

Mrs. Champa Dissanayake

Message from the Director General (Act.)

“Nuclear Science & Technology to Achieve National Development Priorities"

Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board (SLAEB) has been providing the leadership and assistance to the country in the peaceful application of nuclear science and technology for about five decades. During the time country’s capabilities have increased significantly, and the SLAEB have moved from developing basic nuclear knowledge to applying it in a broad range of fields to improve daily life and wellbeing of the Sri Lankans. Over the period, we could have contributed for the achievement of national development priorities. Today, we are well rooted institute operates from three different locations at Colombo, Kelaniya and Biyagama. Over 158 staff members who are qualified in various nuclear applications together with the well-equipped modern state of art laboratories provide the services to different stake holders following national and international standards. Alongside the capacity building and service provision, as the International Atomic Energy Agency’s focal point of Sri Lanka, SLAEB supports networking, knowledge sharing and the development of partnerships.

SLAEB contributes to the national development, and dedicates to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. As nuclear science and technology will make an important contribution to the achievement of development priorities of the country, we expect the role of SLAEB to further expand in the coming years.