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Doing Business in Sri Lanka

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Pretoria in partnership with the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) organized a trade and investment promotion seminar on 26th July 2017 at the JCCI Auditorium in Johannesburg.

The main focus of the event was to promote Sri Lanka’s export and investment opportunities among leading prospective businesses in South Africa.

Over 50 members of the JCCI including corporate leaders representing prominent companies based in Johannesburg participated in the event. The seminar was sponsored by the Department of Commerce of  Sri Lanka.

Delivering welcome remarks, Mr. Herman Breedth, Vice President of the JCCI expressed the importance of developing trade links between South Africa and Sri Lanka and assured his fullest support in enhancing trade and investment relations between the two countries in the future.  

High Commissioner Sunil De Silva made a comprehensive presentation highlighting investment and trade opportunities available in the country for foreign investors and businesses and encouraged the participants to explore the vast opportunities available, which would be mutually beneficial. He also invited the participants to visit Sri Lanka to ascertain first hand the progress made and opportunities available and how Sri Lanka is going to fill the gap of a new economic hub between Dubai and Singapore.

Mr. Philip Boshoff, sales Manager of BOARDAC a leading IT company in Sri Lanka also made a presentation on Sri Lanka origin Boardpac; paperless iPad enabled Board and Executive meeting solutions at the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The vote of thanks was delivered by Mr. Kapila J. Kumara, Second Secretary - Commercial who urged the participants to pursue business links with Sri Lanka.

 

High Commission of Sri Lanka in South Africa

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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August 2017 Edition

 
 
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