Today is the Sri Lanka Day at the Expo 2010 Shanghai Commerce and Cultural Forum organized in Shahghai. Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne is the Chief Guest on the Event.
Reporting from Snanghai, our representative Chathuka Divashana said that 184 countries are participating in the Event. The Exhibition is being conducted for 180 days and today is Sri Lanka Day. The Chinese Vice Premier is also scheduled to take part, in addition to several Ministers from Sri Lanka and China. Many programmes are being organized to raise awareness on Sri Lanka to the visitors. A news conference will also be held today. There is a good response for the Sri Lanka booth. There is also a good response for Sri Lanka Food. Hourly Up Country dancing to entertain the visitors is part of the programme.