King Mswati III of Swaziland who was on a state visit to Sri Lanka visited the World Trade Centre, Colombo. The visit to view the gems on display was on an invitation extended by Gem and Jewellery Authority Chairman Prasad Galhena and members of the Gem and Jewellery Exchange.
Under the sponsorship of the National Gem and Jewellery Authority, the Gem and Jewellery Exchange a meeting platform for both buyers and sellers, was established as a hub for industry related commercial activities.
|Overseas Realty (Ceylon) Group CEO Pravir Samarasinghe with King Mswati III at the World Trade Center
Consisting approximately 50 shops on two levels in the retail podium of the WTC, a wide variety of fairly priced local and international gems and jewellery are available replete with gem labs managed by the Gem and Jewellery Authority to verify and ascertain authenticity.
WTC, Colombo the best business address in Sri Lanka further enhances the Gem and Jewellery Exchange as a one-stop shop for both local and international visitors alike.
Complete with many F&B outlets, money exchange facilities as well as most local and international banks, airlines and travel operators located at the retail floors further boosts the offering.
Located in the heart of the central business district, the twin towers known for its high quality purpose built office space on 37 levels is the only intelligent building in the country and is still 10 years ahead of its time and offerings.
With over 200 tenants, WTC houses the largest number of corporates in turn creating the largest B2B network under one roof. Multi-story on-site parking on 9 levels makes access a convenience.
Accompanied by Queen Inkhosikati LaMahlangu and his delegation, the king visited the island on the invitation extended by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Bilateral discussions were held between President Rajapaksa and King Mswati III, which saw the signing of an agreement on Economic, Commercial, and Technical cooperation between the two nations.