National Biodiversity Clearing House Mechanism was launched 23rd December 2016 at Galadari Hotel, Colombo. Mr.Wasantha Dissanayake, Additional Secretary (Environment Policy and Planning, Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment and Dr.Muhammed Khurshid ,Director General, SACEP were participated as chief guests. Number of Government, Non-Government participants were participated. Also number of trainers who were obtained data base management training conducted by the University of Colombo, colorful this event.