"150 Years of Ceylon Tea "
Sri Lanka Tea Board participation at the Grand Charity Auction
As part of the celebration of 150th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Tea Industry, the Grand Charity Auction was held on the 20th July 2017 at the Bandaranaike memorial International Conference Hall, in the presence of Hon. Navin Dissanayake, Minister of Plantation Industries. The special charity auction was conducted by the Colombo Tea Traders’ Association. The five lots of beautiful collection of sterling Silver tea memorabilia were auctioned and the Sri Lanka Tea Board was presented with a model of tea tasting set.
All funds collected from the auction will be directed towards charities associated with the tea estate workers and their children, focusing on the improvement on their quality of life and provision of health benefits.