Mar 10, Colombo: Thailand Week, a trade exhibition organized by the Department of International Trade Promotion of Thailand, opened Saturday at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo, Sri Lanka under the patronage of Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama.
The second edition of the Thailand Week organized by the Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo and Thai Trade Centre Chennai will be held at the BMICH, Colombo from 9-11 March 2018.
This event will showcase best quality products from Thailand for Sri Lankan to 'shop and trade' directly with Thai entrepreneurs, as well as to taste and experience Thai cuisine and cultural shows under one roof.
The Thailand Week Trade Fair and Business Matching Forum will feature more than 100 quality products directly from Thailand ranging from food and beverages health and wellness, garment and fashion, lifestyle and home decor, and household products.
The inauguration was followed by the Business Matching Forum with 30 selected companies from Thailand and the special seminar on 'Sri Lanka-Thailand Strategic Partnership in the making: Perspectives on trade, investment and development opportunities between Thailand and Sri Lanka', organized in collaboration with the Royal Thai Embassy, Colombo and Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade of Sri Lanka, along with panelists from Export Development Board of Sri Lanka.
Experts from government and private sector of Sri Lanka and Thailand discussed about new opportunities in areas of trade and investment, and experiences of Thailand in agriculture developments for food processing and packaging sector.
The Thailand Week event from 9-11 March 2018 at BMICH will be opened till 7.00 pm for public free of charge, the release said.