Akbar Brothers wins five Export Awards
Akbar Brothers Group won five awards at the Presidential Export
Awards Ceremony conducted by the Export Development Board at the BMICH
It was presided over by President Maithripala Sirisena. The awards
were presented to recognize the outstanding contributions by exporters
to the economy of Sri Lanka in 2014 and 2015.
Akbar Brothers Group won three overall awards covering all export
sectors, Best Sri Lanka Brand Exporter for 2014 and 2015.
Akbar Brothers Group was also adjudged as the Most Market Diversified
Exporter among all exporters in 2015.
In the Tea sector, Akbar Brothers won awards for the Highest Foreign
Exchange Earner in respect of 2014 and 2015.
Chairman, Akbar Brothers Group of Companies, Abbas Akbarally said
Government policy accords high priority for foreign exchange earnings
and for branding of Sri Lanka products in the world market.
“We are indeed happy that our contribution towards these development
efforts has been recognized by the Government,” he said. “The greatest
strength of Sri Lanka tea industry is the unique image of Pure Ceylon
Tea. As the largest exporter of Pure Ceylon Teas in the international
market for over 25 years, we will continue to promote the image of
Ceylon Tea in order to maxim ize the returns to all the Stakeholders of
the Tea Industry,” Akbarally said.