The Central Bank of Sri Lanka Wednesday issued a Commemorative coin with a face value of Rs. 10 has been issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka to mark celebrate 150 years of Ceylon Tea and to recognize its contribution to the national economy as an important and long-standing export oriented commodity in Sri Lanka.
The first set of coins were officially presented to the Hon. Minister of Finance, Mr. Mangala Samaraweera and Hon. Minister of Plantation Industries, Mr. Navin Dissanayake by Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Governor of CBSL, at the ceremony held on Wednesday.