Visit of a delegation of ‘Gokhran’ of Russia to Facets 2009 in Colombo
Facets 2009, 19th Sri Lanka International Gem and Jewellery show will be held from 03rd – 06th September 2009 at halls A & B at Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka. (www.facetssrilanka.com).
A three member delegation from the ‘Gokhran’ of Russia will visit Facets 2009, to explogemstones from Sri Lanka with the intention to enhance the gem reserves of the Russian government.
The visit is coordinated and organized by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Moscow with sponsorship of the Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association and the assistance of the National Gem and Jewellery Authority of Sri Lanka.
The main objective of ‘Gokhran’ is to keep the governmental funds of gems and jewellery with a view to ensuring of financial, industry, socio-cultural needs of the Russian Federation.