Regional Meeting for the Eighth Session of the Conference of the Parties of the WHO-FCTC

Centre for Combating Tobacco was invited for the Regional Meeting for the Eighth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) of the World Health […]

Launch of call to action video

The official launch of the Call-to-Action video produced by the Centre for Combating Tobacco (CCT) was held on 29th July 2018 at Hotel Galadari, Colombo […]

Call-to- Action Videos by CCT

The Call-to-Action video created in Sinhala, Tamil and English languages and shared via social media, contains a request to the general public to inform CCT […]

8th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8), Geneva, Switzerland

The 8th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) of the World health organization (WHO) was […]

tobaccounmasked.lk is the information portal of the Centre for Combating Tobacco (CCT). It publishes evidence based peer-reviewed information on tobacco industry activities in Sri Lanka and the region. ... [read more]

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is a treaty, an agreement under international law, adopted in May 2003 by the 56th World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the WHO. This was the first ... [read more]


Sinhala Movie "Adaraneeya Kathavak" Violates the NATA Act


Adaraneeya Kathawak (English: A melody of Love) is a 2016 Sri Lankan movie in Sinhala language. Directed by Priyantha Colombage, it was co-produced by Priyantha Kolambage and Chaminda Gamage. Both are executives in the marketing and advertisement industry. [Read more]


Maithri Sewana


Maithri Sewana is a holiday resort built in the namesake of the President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena (2015 – present). It is built in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa to provide accommodation for pilgrims visiting the city. Polonnaruwa is the electoral district of the President Maithripala Sirisena.[Read more]


Michael Koest


Michael Koest, the Chairman and the Managing Director of Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC), was elected as the President of the American Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (AMCHAM Sri Lanka). Read more in our updated page on AMCHAM Sri Lanka. [Read more]


Dinesh Dharmadasa

Read about Dinesh Dharmadasa, the Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) Director coordinating its Corporate Social Investments. The page includes a gallery of pictures that reflects the opportunities he get to interact with the political leaders in Sri Lanka.[Read more]