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SLTB gifted domain name ‘ceylontea’

The representatives from both parties including Charge d’Affaires of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Korea, Jagath Abeywarna, Sri Lanka Tea Chairman Board Lucille Wijewardena, and Korean Chaebol Lotte Group e-Commerce Business Headquarters Chief Executive Director Lim Sung-muk, who participated in the signing ceremony at the Lotte World Tower on August 9.
The representatives from both parties including Charge d’Affaires of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Korea, Jagath Abeywarna, Sri Lanka Tea Chairman Board Lucille Wijewardena, and Korean Chaebol Lotte Group e-Commerce Business Headquarters Chief Executive Direc

The Korean Chaebol Lotte Group transferred the domain name ‘www.ceylontea.com’ to the Sri Lanka Tea Board (SLTB), with the signing of the agreement between the two parties at the Lotte World Tower on August 9.

SLTB Chairman Lucille Wijewardena and Korean Chaebol Lotte Group e-Commerce Business Headquarters Chief Executive Director Lim Sung-muk signed the agreement on transferring the domain name which had been owned by the e-Commerce Business Headquarters since 1997.

The e-Commerce Business Headquarters decided to provide the domain name to the Sri Lanka Tea Board without charge as a result of successful discussions between the Embassy of Sri Lanka in the Republic of Korea in consultation with the Sri Lanka Tea Board and the company, emphasising the benefits that could be generated to the Ceylon tea industry by transferring the domain.

During the agreement signing ceremony, Charge d’Affaires of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Korea, Jagath Abeywarna extended his deep appreciation to Korean Chaebol Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin for gifting the domain name as it would be a significant impact to promote Ceylon tea industry in the world.

During the visit, Chairman Wijewardena signed a MoU with the Myung Won Cultural Foundation at the 2019 Myungwon World Tea Expo, on August 8, to strengthen business relations between the two parties in the future.

Furthermore, a meeting was conducted at the Embassy premises with the participation of importers of Ceylon tea and Heads of Tea Associations in Korea, on August 7, in conjunction with the visit of Chairman Wijewardena to Korea.

On August 8, Charge’ d’Affaires Abeywarna and Chairman Wijewardena visited the Tea of Sommelier Institute of the Republic of Korea to explore possibilities for future cooperation.


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