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Jaffna Int’l Trade Fair opens today

Some visitors at the 2019 JIFT event
Some visitors at the 2019 JIFT event

Jaffna International Trade Fair 2020 (11th edition), the biggest and only one of its kind events in the Northern Province is kick off today, (24) January and will go on till 26 January 2020 at Muttraweli Grounds in Jaffna.

Jaffna International Trade Fair 2020 is organized by Lanka Exhibition & Conference Services (Pvt) Ltd (LECS) in association with the Chamber of Commerce & Industries of Yarlpanam (CCIY) with the support of the Jaffna Municipal Council, International Business Council, The Ministry of Industry & Commerce and the Consulate General of India in Jaffna.

The Jaffna Trade Fair is the greatest opportunity for Small and Medium Entrepreneurs to introduce their products and for the Northern communities to be exposed to a range of products and services from elsewhere in the island. This yearit is set to see crowdsexceeding 65,000 with a staggering 300 stalls at the venue by various suppliers.

The event is known to be a multi trade affair featuring agriculture, hospitality, education, fashion & food industries with pretty much all the Northern hotels going on full occupancy and other services such and transport and logistics also seeing a rapid growth during the period.

JITF exhibition is also a brilliant opportunity to introduce many value added products from Jaffna to the international market, especially the UK, US, Canada, Australia and Switzerland through the through Export Development Board.

This year Jaffna International Trade Fairwill feature Trade Stalls,Live evening musical shows, an Amusement park with Children’s play area, Hawker type food court and a range of seminars and workshops.

Jaffna Trade Fair also serves as a platform to introduce global trends to the Northern region of Sri Lanka as an opportunity for northern communities to exhibit their products and services to the rest of the country.

The Platinum Sponsor for the event this year will be Insee Cement while Ruhunu foods came on board as Food Partner for the event.

This year to the Official Telecommunication Partner will be Mobitel Pvt Ltd while Footwear Partner is DSI. British Cosmetics is the Cosmetics Partner while Dimo Group is the “Official Power Tool Partner”.


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