February 6, 2017 marked the opening of the 24th ProdExpo International Exhibition, which will be held in Moscow until February 10, 2017.
It is the largest annual specialized exhibition in Russia and Eastern Europe focused on food, beverages and raw materials.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Russia organised three colourful stands with the support of the Sri Lanka Tea Board and Sri Lanka Export Development Board.
On the first day of the exhibition, Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake, Sri Lanka Tea Board Chairman Rohan Pethiyagoda and Sri Lanka Ambassador to Russia Dr. Saman Weerasinghe officially opened the Sri Lankan stands and met with the representatives of Sri Lankan companies participating in the exhibition in the tea, fisheries and exports sectors.
The exhibition is known to be a great and efficient platform to establish direct business connections between Russian and Sri Lankan companies and to improve bilateral trade and economic relations between the two countries in general.