President Rajapaksa inaugurated the ‘Jewels 2010’ Gem and Jewellery Exhibition at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Convention Hall in Colombo today.
The exhibition has been organized under the guidance of Minister Anura Priyadharshana Yapa to strengthen the President’s programme of earning valuable foreign exchange by offering quality gems and jewellery. Various countries display their gems and jewellery at this exhibition. Ministers, Parliamentarians and Foreign Diplomats were among the dignitaries who joined in the opening of the Exhibition. It is aimed at earning a higher income and uplifting the industrialists engaged in the Gem and Jewellery industry.