The winners were announced for the Advocata Think Economics Essay Competition on 13th October 2017 at an event held at The LightHouse auditorium at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute.
The event which was part of the Economic Freedom Summit organized by Advocata saw the participation of Hon Dr Sarath Amunugama, the minister of special assignments and Hon. Ajith P Perera, Deputy Minister of special assignments.
The event was in partnership with the Friedrich Nauman Foundation for Freedom.
Vishmi Omalka Randeniya was awarded the first place with a cash prize worth Rs.100,000 LKR from the university category whilst Thuwan Mohamed Khalid of St. Silverster’s College won the first prize in the Schools Category.
Vishmi Omalka Randeniya - Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT)
Anjana Waidyarathna - University of Sri Jayawardenepura
Haritha Jayasinghe - University of Moratuwa
Pirinavan Ratnasingham - University of Colombo
Isadi Dilinka - Univerrsity of Ruhuna
Thuvan Mohamed Khalid - St. Sylvester's College
Manuja Jayawardana - Colombo International School (CIS)
Oshadi Senarath Yapa - Vishaka Vidyala