Deyata Kirula 2010- 'Sri Lanka's vision for tomorrow'
The 'Dayata Kirula- 2010' exhibition, organized for
the forth consecutive time under the patronage of H.E President Mahinda
Rajapaksa commenced yesterday (Feb 04), at the Pallekele Gamudawa
On the previous occasions the exhibition was held in
Colombo at BMICH under tight security with military engaged in an
intense humanitarian operation to liberated Tamil hostages from the LTTE
The exhibition today bears great significance as the
country is reunited under one flag with flourishing peace and
reconciliation also with enormous opportunities for sustainable
development and better living for all Sri Lankans, a Ministerial
official said speaking with our correspondent at the exhibition.
The exhibition would express the nation's self-esteem
regarding its proud heritage, present challenges and projected
development, Finance & State Revenue Minister and Deputy Minister of
Finance & Planning Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said with media yesterday(
Feb 04). "It is far above the exhibitions and events we experienced in
the past," he said.
"The country is entering a new era as it strives for
rapid economic growth and this year's exhibition will help spur
development by opening new opportunities for potential investors", the
Minister further said.
State, private, and international sectors will be
manning over 1,000 stalls at the exhibition. Supported by the National
Lotteries Board and Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel, the Deyata Kirula-2010
exhibition also hosts 15 Asian Countries at the event.
The police along with the security forces have taken
every possible step to ensure security during the 'Deyata Kirula
The exhibition will be opened to the public from 9
a.m. to 12 p.m. until February 10. But admission will close at 5.30 p.m.