The Consulate General of Sri Lanka participated in a series of trade related activities in the third quarter of the year to promote Sri Lanka and to explore new areas for economic cooperation in South China especially in the context of the proposed Free Trade Agreement between Sri Lanka and China.
The implementation of Green Power Development and Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program will support the Government’s objective of enhancing clean power generation, system efficiency and reliability.
Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi organized a trade promotion event on 21st December at the High Commission premises. The event was jointly sponsored by the Department of Commerce Sri Lanka, and the Indian Importers Chambers of Commerce in New Delhi, India. The main focus of the event was to promote Sri Lanka’s exports among the members of Indian Importers Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Sri Lankan Embassy in Israel celebrated Christmas on Friday, 16th December at the Chancery premises. A cross- section of the Sri Lankan community living in Israel along with the Embassy staff participated in the celebrations.
The Open Government Partnership Global Summit convened in Paris from 7th to 9th December 2016, with the participation of over 80 governments and hundreds of civil society organizations around the world.
Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Mahinda Amaraweera said that he has been briefed by SL Navy and Coast Guard that South Indian vessels on Sri Lankan waters has reduced by 50% by now.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka with the support of the Sri Lanka Association in Berlin celebrated Christmas on Saturday, 17th December at the All Saints Church, Berlin highlighting and symbolizing the goodwill and religious harmony among different communities of Sri Lankans living in Germany.