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Certificates awarded to participants at "Suraj Kund Int'l Crafts Festival - 2014"

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Certificates awarded to participants at "Suraj Kund Int'l Crafts Festival - 2014"

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Certificates were awarded to the 74 participants at the "Suraj Kund International Crafts Festival" at the auditorium of his Ministry on Thursday (20) by Douglas Devananda, Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development. The Participants at the Crafts Festival comprised pf Craftsmen and officials from the Ministry of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development, National Crafts Council and National Youth Services Council.
 
"Suraj Kund International Crafts Festival" is a joint exercise of the Haryana State of India and the Central Government, conducted by the "Suraj Kund Crafts Festival" Authority, annually. The 28th event of the crafts festival this year was held in Haryana State for the period from the 1st to 15th of March 2014. More than 700 craftsmen from all over the world  participated at this festival making it the world's biggest crafts festival ever to be held.
 
Speaking at the occasion, the Minister said it indeed was an extensive breakthrough opened to the Sri Lankan handi-craftsmen to participate at this mass scale festival where they could see for themselves the innovative creations observed in the international markets to follow suit and as a venue to market their products. He also said that the sale of handicrafts at the festival which fetched a massive sum of Rs. 3.8 million clearly indicated the demand for our creations internationally. The Minister thanked Buddhi Keerthisena, Chairman of the National Crafts Council for his valuable contribution to make Sri Lankan participation at the festival a complete success.
 
Weerakumara Dissanayake, the Deputy Minister, speaking at the occasion stressed the importance of Sri Lankan participation at such festivals, as these would directly induce the flow of tourists to our country and our participation at the next festival needed to be comprehensively broad-based, he added.
 
Sivagnanasothy, the Ministry Secretary speaking at the occasion stated that such festivals were great openings for display of our traditional crafts including food for international exposure which would impact positively on our image abroad paving the way for boosting hospitality industry here. He thanked the Chairman of National Crafts Council for the good job of work done and stressed the necessity of meticulously organizing our participation at the next session of this festival.
 
Mrs. Mangalika Adhikari, Additional Secretary to the Ministry and officials of the National Crafts Council also participated at this event.
     

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