The other two web sites nominated for the award were Derana and Thinakural.
The President’s media awards ceremony organised for the first time in Sri Lanka was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.
Four prominent media personalities received the ‘Sri Lanka Madyabhimani’ President’s award at yesterday’s awards ceremony.
They are senior journalist Edwin Ariyadasa for his contribution to the newspaper industry, Karunaratne Amarasinghe for his contribution to the broadcasting industry, Lucian Bulathsinhala for his contribution to the television industry and Lakshman Jayawardena for his contribution to the web industry.
In addition, 48 awards were presented for the print media, broadcasting, television and web sites.
Land and Parliament Reforms Ministry Gayantha Karunatillake, Media Minister and State Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardena, MP Lasantha Alagiyawanna, Western Province Governor Azath Salley, Northern Governor Dr. Suren Raghawan, Media Ministry Secretary Sunil Samaraweera, Government Media Director General Nalaka Kaluwewa, Additional Secretary of the Media Ministry Ramani Gunawardena, K.P. Jayantha and many media personnel, artistes and distinguished invitees were present on this occasion.
Sri Lanka Mirror
Sri Lanka Mirror commenced operation as a digital newspaper on November 01, 2010.
In 2018 too Sri Lanka Mirror received an award by Strategic Enterprise Management Agency (SEMA) for its contribution to the promotion of a country free of harmful substances.
Sri Lanka Mirror also won the Bronze medal and five other awards in 2012 in the best web site category organised by LK domain registry.
The award for Best Sri Lankan Website 2012 – News and Special Awards - Sinhala Sites was also won by Sri Lanka Mirror.