"We are very pleased to inform you that Akbar Brothers won two Presidential Export Awards for 2017 for the Tea Sector in ceremony held last evening. The company emerged on top winning two awards for the Tea category.

The Presidential Export Awards 2017, organized by the Export Development Board (ED, was held on 18 September at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH). H.E. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka attended as the Chief Guest.

The Presidential Export Awards are the highest form of recognition given to an exporter in recognition of an outstanding contribution towards the development of exports from the country. Akbar Brothers carried away two of the most sought-after awards in the highly competitive Tea sector - Highest Foreign Exchange Earner and the Best Sri Lankan Export Brand.

Last year, Akbar Brothers was the largest exporter of Ceylon tea exporting more than 42 million kgs of tea.  We have held this position as the largest exporter of Ceylon tea for the past 25 consecutive years.  

The team at Akbar wishes to thank you, our valuable clients for partnering with us through the years and making this possible.


 Huzefa Akbarally".