The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Brazil had a networking session with Brasilia-based Printed and Electronic Media Journalists to promote Sri Lankan Tourism, Food and Ceylon Tea as part of the Trade and Tourism promotion initiatives of the Embassy, at its establishment on the 21st of December, 2022.
In his speech to the journalists, the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Brazil, Sumith Dassanayake said that at the moment Sri Lanka has attained the stability level of the pre-pandemic period and the country is ready to get a huge amount of tourists from around the world. He invited the gathering to promote Sri Lanka as a Trade and Tourist destination among others in the country. Responding to journalists at the Q & A session, Ambassador Sumith Dassanayake spoke of the possibility of organizing a familiarization tour for a group of Brazilian journalists to visit Sri Lanka, in the future.
The Minister Counsellor (Commercial) of the Embassy held a workshop on Ceylon Tea, featuring the history, the procedure of bringing tea leaves to the cup and the distinctive characteristics of Ceylon Teas. The event ended with a Sri Lankan Dinner and tea tasting which permitted invitees to try various variations of Ceylon Teas. The guests shared live updates of the event on their social media platforms, connecting with their enormous number of subscribers and followers.