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International Mineral and Mining Forum. 20-21 October 2023, Colombo

The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau and the Ministry of Environment will be organizing the International Mineral and Mining Forum from 20-21 October 2023 at the BMICH in Colombo. This is being organized in collaboration with the National Gem and Jewellery Authority.

The Forum which consists of Technical Sessions, an Exhibition, and industrial site Visits from 2lst   22nd  October 2023, is expected to draw o wide audience, both international and local

companies in the exploration, mining, and processing sectors in the mineral field.

The Guest Speakers on Day 02 will be Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anwaruddin Hisyam, Snr. Lecturer & Chemical Engineer of University Malaysia, Pahang, Malaysia, and Mr. Rohitesh Dhawan, President and CEO of the International  Council on Mining & Metal.

The following are the concessions being offered to foreign participants as informed by the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau:

The foreign participants are not required to pay to attend the plenary sessions & industrial exhibition on 20th and 21st  October 2023 of the BMICH premises. (More details through the webpage of the forum online registration).

Concessionary roles for hotel accommodation will be provided (please see

The contact point is Ms. Nilmini Thaldena, WhatsApp,  +94 7135 287 51.


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