Sri Lanka’s packaging industry is not only a cross-sectoral activity, but even a trailblazer in country’s Public Private Partnerships. Meanwhile, the government is ready to elevate its support levels to the surging industry.
A high powered business delegation led by Lu Xinhua, Chairman of the Council for Promoting South-South Co-operation (CPSSC) and former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, visited Sri Lanka recently. The delegation consisted of several retired ChineseAmbassadors and more than 30 leading Chinese Entrepreneurs. The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka warmly welcomed the delegation and arranged forthem to visit the BOI Export Processing Zone at Katunayake (KEPZ).
In keeping with its proactive foreign policy engagement with the Latin American sub-continent which is home to newly emerging economic power houses, Sri Lanka has reached out to and forged strategic relationships with a number of countries in the region.
Sri Lanka has been admitted to the Foundation Council, the Governing Body of the Geneva Center for Security Policy (GCSP). Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha represented Sri Lanka for the first time at the Foundation Council Meeting held last week (15th November 2016) in Geneva. Welcoming Sri Lanka, Professor François Heisbourg Chairman of the GCSP Foundation Council expressed confidence that Sri Lanka would actively contribute towards the work of the Council.
Doha, November 21 (QNA) - Eight of the proposed host venues for the opening round matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup are currently in different stages of construction, with works advancing rapidly at the different sites for the first FIFA World Cup tournament to be held in the Middle East.
New York, November 20 (QNA) - Highlighting the plight of millions of children around the world, the head of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called on everyone to recommit themselves to protect the rights of every child.
Dr. Karunasena Kodituwakku presented his credentials to Tsakhiagiin ELBEGDORJ, the President of Mongolia as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to Mongolia (resident in Beijing), in a ceremony held at the at the Government Palace of Mongolia in the capital Ulaanbaatar, on 15th November 2016.