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Sri Lanka at EXPO 2020 Dubai









Sri Lanka is set to showcase its ingenious products & services at the World Expo 2020 in Dubai from October 2020 to April 2021.The show will attract more opportunities for Sri Lanka in Trade, Tourism and FDI.


The World Expo 2020 is expected to attract over 25 million visitors and exhibitions from more than 200 countries. Sri Lanka will be represented by about 30 product sectors along with the Export Development Board (EDB) of Sri Lanka.


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Inspired by the pristine waters of Sri Lanka, the country pavilion will be set up at the Expo 2020 Dubai under the sub theme of ‘Opportunity’, and it will be branded as the ‘Island of Ingenuity’.


The pavilion will highlight Sri Lanka’s rich portfolio of offerings as well as promote the country as an export hub driven by innovative products and services, thereby also attracting Foreign Direct Investments, especially for export-oriented manufacturing.


The pavilion will showcase the country’s 2,500 year heritage in a contemporary context, aligning a rich and ancient history of ingenuity and skill with a modern mindset that continues to drive a culture of innovation and creativity.


The Sri Lankan pavilion will feature a wide variety of product sectors which are enumerated beneath.

Permanent Exhibitors (State Sector)

  • Sri Lanka Export Development Board
  • Board of Investment of Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka Tea Board
  • Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau


Participating Sectors

Export Services

  • Construction Services
  • Architectural Services
  • Education Services
  • Printing & Packaging
  • Wellness Products & Services

Industrial Products

  • Apparel & Textile
  • Boat Building
  • Rubber Products
  • Electronic Products
  • Ceramic & Porcelain
  • Gem & Jewellery
  • Handicraft & Lifestyle Products
  • Footwear Sector

Agricultural Products

  • Processed Food & Beverages
  • Ceylon Tea
  • Spices & Concentrates
  • Coconut & Coconut based products
  • Seafood & Aquaculture
  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Floriculture


With 192 country pavilions and a footfall of 25 million visitors and exhibitors from more than 200 participant countries on the cards, Expo 2020 Dubai is literally the whole world in place. And as they proudly proclaim, there’s something for everyone. That’s the opportunity in a nutshell.


Spearheaded by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board together with the public and private stakeholders, Sri Lanka’s participation at the Expo Dubai 2020 will enhance the country’s image, showcase our quality offerings to the world and connect to the Gulf Region.


Further, it will provide opportunities to secure new technology for our export product sectors, develop new knowledge, and create international interest and participation in Sri Lanka’s development in Trade, Tourism and Investment.


Through its presence at the Expo 2020 Dubai, Sri Lanka aims to contribute to the national development agenda and support National Export Strategy, promoting Sri Lanka as an export hub driven by innovative goods and services.


Sri Lanka’s participation at the Expo 2020 Dubai is a momentous step towards realising this potential and Sri Lanka’s leading and emerging entrepreneurs are invited to join this event.

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