Participation of Sri Lankan Embassy at the Congress of the International League of Young Scientists on 21st May, 2021, Moscow region
The Tea Promotion Unit of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Moscow took part at the Congress of the International League of Young Scientists on May 21, 2021, which surprisingly coincided with the date of the International Tea Day. The event took place at the boarding house of the prominent Lomonosov Moscow State University “Krasnovidovo” (village in Moscow region) and gathered around 100 young people from different parts of Russia, including representatives from Armenia and Kazakhstan.The organizers of the Congress invited all participants to celebrate the event and praised the initiative of the Embassy, as it was the first time in the entire history of International Congresses, representatives of a diplomatic Mission of a foreign country to collaborate with them. The Embassy representatives made acquaintance with young researchers from the International University Silkway (City of Shymkent, south part of Kazakhstan) and were invited to visit the International University Silkway in Kazakhstan as well.
During the breaks between working sessions, students were visiting the Ceylon tea counter to taste the pure Ceylon tea from various regions of Sri Lanka. A high interest towards tea culture on the part of the students was witnessed by the Embassy representatives. All visitors were given brochures and leaflets on Ceylon tea and everyone received a small pack of tea as a gift to celebrate the International Tea Day.