Sri Lanka Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai From October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021 | Daily News

Sri Lanka Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai From October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021

Expo 2020 Dubai will be held from October 2020 to April 2021 under the theme ‘connecting minds, creating the future’ with the sub themes of opportunity, sustainability and mobility.

The event aims to set the stage for sustainable opportunities and growth across all sectors, harnessing the skills, talents and resources of countries around the world

Sri Lanka will stage a Pavilion in an area of 212 sq.mts at the Expo 2020 Dubai, under the sub theme of ‘Opportunity’, and the pavilion will be branded under the ‘Island of Ingenuity’. The Pavilion will highlight Sri Lanka’s rich portfolio of offerings as well as promote it as an export hub driven by innovative products and services, thereby attracting Foreign Direct Investments, especially for export – oriented manufacturing.

The Sri Lankan pavilion will feature a wide variety of product sectors, including wellness tourism, handloom, apparel, handicrafts, spices and concentrates, gems and jewellery, ICT/BPO, ship and boat building, etc., enabling a plethora of trade and industries to benefit from the Expo.

Sri Lanka’s participation at the Expo Dubai 2020 will enhance the country image of Sri Lanka, showcase Sri Lanka’s quality offer to the world and connect to the Gulf Region. Further it will provide opportunities to acquire new technology for Sri Lanka’s export product sectors, generate new knowledge and create international interest and participation in Sri Lanka’s development in Trade, Tourism and Investment.

Sri Lanka’s participation at the event is being spearheaded by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board together with the public and private stakeholders ensuring effective implementation of the project.

The pavilion will showcase the country’s 2,500 year heritage in a contemporary context, aligning a rich and ancient history of ingenuity and skill with a modern mindset that continues to drive a culture of innovation and creativity.

The Expo 2020 Dubai, is a global trade exposition showcasing strengths, capabilities and innovation of over 180 countries and set to host over 25 million visitors from across the globe. 

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