One of the fastest growing free ports in the world and one of the biggest free-ports in the Gulf Cooperation Council, Sohar has opened its doors to Sri Lanka with unparallel incentives of entry hitherto not offered by other free ports in the world-and historic Ceylon Tea, and several other Lankan sectors, are the immediate beneficiaries in the proposed win-win situation.
The First Stakeholders’ Symposium to develop a National Export Strategy (NES) for Sri Lanka was held last week at Temple Trees under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and European Union Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives Tung-Lai Murugue.
SriLankan Cargo celebrated the success of Sri Lanka’s cargo fraternity with a gala Agents Awards Night which also felicitated them for their outstanding support for the National Carrier for the period 2015/16.
Issuing a communiqué on releasing Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for the month of February, 2017 Director General of DCS Dr. A.J Satharasinghe stated that the IIP has increased by 1.1% in February 2017 compared to the same month in 2016.
Daya Pelpola, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in Rome concurrently accredited to Cyprus, presented the Letter of Credence to Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus on 4th April at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia.
An interactive meeting with the Italian Travel trade industry stakeholders by John Amaratunga, Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs was held at the Consulate General in Milan on (31st March) on the side-line of Borsa Internazionaledel Turismo (BIT), which took place from 02nd to 04th April in Milan, Italy.
“First Stakeholders' Symposium of Sri Lanka's National Export Strategy (NES)”, organized by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB), together with the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade, and International Trade Center (ITC) Geneva will be held on 6th and 7th April at Temple Trees.