Six experienced Tamil media men were honoured at a meeting held in Colombo Tamil Sangam under the auspices of Sri Lanka Tamil Media Alliance. Senior Journalist Nixon presided the event. Professor Saba Jeyaraja delivered the keynote address.
S.Sanmugarasa, P.Balasingam, I.Packiyarasa, K.Arasaratnam, Karupannapillai Paramasivam and Lawrence Kuncha were the six Tamil media men honoured. Mannar Bishop Rev. Fr.Dr. Rayappu Joseph was the Chief Guest.