The Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Ministry of Strategic Development and International Trade , District Secretary office, Kurunegala and the Export Development Board organized a job fair at Sir John Kotalawela College , Dambulla Road, Kurunegala. This Job fair was organized in parallel with the Government’s program on “Poverty Alleviation year - 2017”.
The Belgium government and heads of several European companies have affirmed to strengthen trade links with Sri Lanka following European Union restored GSP+ relief to the island. They considered the existing investment friendly environment as another plus point and said they would take every possible effort to strengthen trade ties with Sri Lanka.
A Panel Discussion entitled “Pathways to Sustainability: Thailand’s Sufficiency Economy Philosophy”- chaired by Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai was held at the United Nations Headquarters on 12th January 2017.
World Affairs Council – Washington D.C. (WAC-DC) commenced the New Year with a program on Sri Lanka at a reception hosted by Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam for members and guests of the WAC-DC at the Sri Lanka Residence on January 12.