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Christmas Cake Mixing on board Navy boat by HIP

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COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Hambantota International Port (HIP) and Sri Lanka Navy partnered with Shangri La Hotel – Hambantota to kick off the year-end festive season with a mid-sea cake mixing ceremony.The event was held on board a Sri Lankan Naval vessel docked at Hambantota International Port.

The Christmas cake, which is complex and unique in its making, is an age-old tradition. While each home has a special recipe for it, hotels have made it into a much anticipated seasonal activity that spells the beginning of the holiday season and this year HIP played an important role in it.“The coming together of the Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) and the Sri Lankan Navy to host this event is significant as Sri Lanka positions itself to receive record numbers of tourists this year for the winter season.

We are proud to be a part of this endeavour. Hambantota Port is expecting two cruise ships which will be calling at the port during the season and over 2000 passengers are expected to disembark.

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