Sept 01, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today inaugurated the International Gem and Jewellery Exhibition “Facets Sri Lanka 2016”, organized by the Sri Lanka Gem & Jewellery Association (SLGJA) for the 26th successive time.
Leading institutions in the field of gem and jewelry in the country are taking part in the exhibition, which will be held till 4th September at the BMICH Exhibition and Convention Centre in Colombo.
The President also visited the stalls and held cordial discussions with the staff.
Held annually in Colombo since 1991 with state and private sector patronage, FACETS 2016 will have hundreds of local and foreign exhibitors showcasing their gem and Jewellery products and a large number of influential trade visitors from around the world.
Minister A. H. M. Fowzie and the Chairman of the Gem and Jewellery Association also participated at this event.