Kiribath, kottu and cutlets served in tea and tourism event in Pretoria

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in South Africa showcased Sri Lankan food, tea and tourism at the Brooklyn Mall in Pretoria recently serving traditional food (kiribath, kevun, kokis, mung kevun kottu and cutlets) and cups of hot Ceylon tea, the mission said in a news release.

The Sri Lankan stall under the theme of “Taste of Sri Lanka” at the Brooklyn Mall was inaugurated by High Commissioner Gamini Gunawardena in the presence of the members of the diplomatic community in Pretoria and distinguished guests from the Sri Lanka community in South Africa.

The stall was designed to showcased Sri Lankan tourism, tea, food and handicrafts with a view to promoting Sri Lanka as a travel destination, the release said.

Basilar Tea facilitated the promotion of Pure Ceylon Tea for the two-day event which attracted more than 1,000 visitors.

Leaflets and booklets about tea and tourism were disseminated among visitors with a view to promoting Sri Lanka as an attractive tourist destination for South African tourists.