Sri Lanka Tea Board New Regional Office in Nuwara Eliya was ceremonially inaugurated on 27th May 2019
Sri Lanka Tea Board New Regional Office in Nuwara Eliya was ceremonially inaugurated on 27th May 2019 at No. 10, Nanu-Oya Road, Kelegala, Nuwara Eliya. by Hon. Naveen Dissanayake, Minister of Plantation Industry. Mr.J.A.Ranjith secretary to Ministry of Plantation Industry and Mr.Lucil Wijewardena – Chairman Sri Lanka Tea Board were the guests of honour along with the Board of Directors. The Stake holders of the tea industry and Director General Mr.Anura Siriwardena, Senior management as well as the staff member of the Tea Board attended the historical event.
This is the first time ever that Sri Lanka Tea Board created a concept of a “One –stop-shop” location where a Regional office to handle the regulatory work, development activities and the establishment of a sales centre to promote retail packs of Tea Board & the private sector. Nuwara Eliya traditionally dubbed as “Little England” due to its British atmosphere during the good old days has always been popular as the “ Tea city of Sri Lanka” for the world renowned Ceylon Tea. Thus, it is indeed a fitting tribute for the Tea Board to establish such an operational office under one roof.