United Nations Secretary-General’s office announced yesterday (20th June) that Secretary General António Guterres has appointed Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake of Sri Lanka as his next Envoy on Youth. She will succeed Ahmad Alhendawi of Jordan.
As the latest data showed a three-fold total trade jump with Bangladesh (including a three-fold rise in exports) Sri Lanka’s high-level talks with Bangladesh for even bigger trade and investments are now slated for next month in Dhaka.
Minister of Labour, Trade Union Relations and Sabaragamu Development W.D.J. Seneviratne said that ‘Sri Lanka will make every endeavor to be an active partner of the ILO in achieving the anticipated goals of the green initiative”.
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI) in collaboration with the Ministry of Strategic Development and International Trade, Kandy District Secretariat, and the Export Development Board organized the third Job Fair at St Sylvester College, Kandy recently.
Sri Lankan Embassy in Ha Noi organized a Ceylon Cinnamon and Ceylon Tea promotional event with the support of Dilma Tea on 1st June at the official residence of Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Viet Nam, Hasanthi Urugodawatte Dissanayake.
In line with with the 14th UN Vesak Day Celebrations held in Sri Lanka from 12th to 14th May, the Consulate General Office organized a “Public exhibition of sacred relics” and a Special “Sathbudu Puja” at Milan Lankarama Viharaya, in Milan, Italy.
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI) participated at the Guangxi – Sri Lanka Economic and Trade Co-operation Forum and conducted a presentation on the potential for Chinese investments in Sri Lanka recently.