A business networking session to promote “Ceylon Tea”, hosted by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington D.C and Sri Lanka Tea Board was held at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York on 26th June, 2016. The promotional event was held in conjunction with the New York “Summer Fancy Food” Exhibition held at Jacob Joint Center from 26th – 29th June 2016. At the promotional event Minister of Plantation Industries, Hon. Navin Dissanayake addressed the gathering which included key US tea industrialists, tea importers, distributors and retailers among others. Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam and Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Dr. Rohan Perera also addressed the gathering.