Sri Lanka at the MAHA International Agricultural Fair 2012

Sri Lanka at the MAHA International Agricultural Fair 2012


The High Commission   of Sri Lanka in  collaboration  with the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of External Affairs  and Export Development Board participated at the MAHA International  2012,  a nine  day biennial   agricultural  exhibition  held  from 24th  November   to 2nd  December  2012  in Serdang, Malaysia.   The exhibition   was organized by  the Malaysian Ministry of Agriculture and Agro based Industry and FAMA   Consortium Sdn. Bhd. The MAHA Agricultural   fair is considered as  one of the biggest   agro based   trade fairs in the ASEAN region.

The exhibition    and trade fair  was inaugurated   by Prime Minister Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Razak.  Over 1000 exhibitors   from Malaysia   and representatives from 30 countries   participated at the event.   Approximately 4 million visitors  had visited  the nine day fair.


Sri Lankan  was  represented   by  International  Food Stuff Company  Ltd,  Ceygold  Pvt.  Ltd , Nelna   Agri  Development  Pvt. Ltd.  and Aliya Restaurant based  in Kuala Lumpur.

During the  event a Chef  from Aliya  Restaurant demonstrated hopper making  and   Ceygold  Pvt. Ltd  had  served  Ceylon Tea   to  the  visitors.   

Commenting  on Sri Lanka’s  participation,   Acting High Commissioner     Major General S.W.L. Daulagala  stated  that the Fair   had  provided an opportunity for Sri Lankan agro based  exporters to explore  market opportunities in Malaysia and meet  buyers   from other  countries.

High Commission of Sri Lanka

Kuala Lumpur

05th November 2012

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