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Litro Gas partners 'Galle Season-2015'

Nazeer Latiff, Senior Manager – Channel and Market Development- Litro Gas (2nd from right) handing over the sponsorship to Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara – Governor, Southern Province. Also, in the picture are Chamara Bandara, Area Sales Manager- Litro Gas, Lal Samarasekera – Secretary to the Governor and officials of the Governors’ Secretariat

Litro Gas, the largest importer and market leader of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Sri Lanka, stepped up as the co-partner for the 'Galle Season', the recently concluded annual event, considered to be one of the most significant and popular fair and exhibition in the southern province.

To exhibit and promote the rich traditions and potential of Galle as a tourist destination, the 'Galle Season-2015' began on December 27 and concluded on December 31, 2015.

The five-day event consisted of a wide range of activities from exhibitions, musical and film shows, cultural shows, drama and fashion shows, - making it an unforgettable experience for the visitors.

Litro Gas Executive Chairman Shalila Moonesinghe said, "As the national LPG supplier, we are pleased to co-sponsor the 'Galle Season- 2015' together with the Southern Governor's Secretariat and being a partner of this worthy cause".

President Maithripala Sirisena opening the ‘Galle Season-2015’ exhibition

The event also encouraged entrepreneurship. The Samanala grounds in Galle was the venue for agriculture, commercial and small industries while an exhibition of scientific flora, ornamental horticulture, organic agriculture and livestock was held at the Dharmapala Park. It also included export-oriented agriculture, spices, and landscape exhibitions.

An auto show including a parade of classic cars, an Armed Forces including the Military band displays, spice and confectionary markets and various other exhibits such as art, craft, antiques, photography, museums, traditional lace-making, gem and jewellery, puppet shows, books, brought the Galle city to life.

The Governor of the Southern Province Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara said, "Funds raised by Galle Season 2015 will be in aid of restoration and preservation of the Galle Library in the Fort which is the oldest library in Sri Lanka established in 1832 and for renovation and development of the proposed educational and cultural complex at the old post office building in Galle Fort'.

The 'Galle Season 2015' is organized by the Governor's Secretariat of the Southern Province, Southern Provincial Council and the Galle Fort Library with the District Secretary of Galle, the Chief Secretary of the Southern Province and the Mayor of Galle being in the Board of Operations, under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.


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