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* Sri Lanka postpones Deyata Kirula national development exhibition due to bad weather
Tue, Jan 15, 2013, 08:37 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka government has postponed the massive development exhibition Deyata Kirula that was scheduled to be held in Ampara in Eastern Province from February 04 to 10.

Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said that the exhibition was postponed since constructions delayed due to adverse weather in the area.

Deyata Kirula exhibition will be held in Ampara from March 23 to March 29, the Minister stated.

The massive development exhibition, held annually since 2006 to coincide with the Independence Day celebrations, attracts millions of visitors each year.

The Deyata Kirula exhibition is being held in rural areas with the aim of developing those areas. It showcases products and services from over 1,000 government, private and international organizations, displays the past development activities in the country as well as future development projects.

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