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* President visits international exhibition promoting Ayurveda system in Sri Lanka
Sun, Jul 27, 2014, 01:10 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 26, Kandy: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the Ayurveda educational exhibition and trade fair in Kandy today, on the last day of the three-day event held to promote the Ayurveda system.

The President visited the exhibition zone and visited the stalls observing the many local and international Ayurveda products that were on display.

The biennial Ayurveda educational exhibition and trade fair, 2nd Ayur Ex Kandy 2014 held at the City Centre in the world heritage city of Kandy from 24th July is organized jointly by the Department of Ayurveda, Central Province and the Central Provincial Council.

The organizers say Ayur Ex Kandy 2012 was an event of high impact in the history of contemporary Ayurveda due to the overwhelming response and support it received from all stakeholders of Ayurveda and the public.

This edition of Ayur Ex Kandy, under the theme 'Traditional System of Medicine for Health &Wealth' consisted of more than 120 stalls.

There were 8 stalls on local Ayurveda system, 39 stalls from six foreign countries, and another 39 stalls displayed by the students of universities and other institutions of Ayurveda medicine.

The stalls were identified by zones such as: international, educational, trade (medicine, equipment, food & beverages and services), government Ayurveda sector, astrology and natural healing (yoga, meditation, music therapy, hydro therapy and magnet therapy, etc.).

Giving deep insight knowledge to the living traditions of art of healing, Ayur Ex Kandy 2014 provided a common platform to meet Ayurvedic and traditional medical practitioners and associated parties, entrepreneurs with their beneficiaries, academics, students, healthcare professionals, researchers and civil society members.

The exhibition this year expected over 100,000 visitors including delegates from 20 countries.

(Photos by Nishanka de Silva)

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