The CBB Ceylon Chamber and hosts a trade delegation in the UK

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Business Council for Britain, a business forum organized a visit of a trade delegation, led by the British Association of Sri Lanka (BRISLA), United Kingdom.

Dr. Zimar Sivardeen, chairman of BRISLA, who headed the delegation, said his main goal is to promote Sri Lanka's interests in the UK and help improve the ties between the two nations. It focuses on promoting bilateral trade and investment links, education and health, etc., by introducing UK stakeholders to Sri Lanka in promoting trade and investment opportunities.

During the forum, the delegation also talked about the upcoming BRISLA Awards, which will take place on October 14, 2017, to be held in the Long Room, Cricket Ground Lord. This award ceremony is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the Sri Lankan community in various fields and to recognize those who work to improve the well-being and integration of the British communities of Sri Lanka within the community. Company. 150 years of the tea industry will have an important significance in the price of BRISLA next night and a special auction will be held to celebrate the occasion.

The visiting business delegation is composed of Dr Zimar Sivardeen, Director Specsavers Opticians, New Malden interested in the health and education industry, Dr Janak Gunatilleke, Director of Ossington Associates Ltd., M Neil Southwell, CEO and MD of JE2 Multifunctional Limited Consulting provides independent advice on advisory services and education in the Cybernetics (High School and University) and security services industry and Richard Gould, CEO of Home care TerraBlu.

Speaking at the forum, the boss, Anushka Wijesinhe, economist explained the current state of the economy of Sri Lanka. He also talked about the potential of ECO start-up Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, the Country Director of Enterprise Sri Lanka Youth, Mr. Vartharaja Kumaraguru, stressed the importance of foreign investment in Sri Lanka's business development. Delegates also heard from Mr. Lakshitha Dharmawansa, Managing Director of Avery Dennison, who highlighted his successful joint venture in Sri Lanka. B2B meetings and meetings with government officials organized by the Chamber were immense successes. Mrs Cherryl Rodrigo, Deputy Secretary General of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, was also present at the meeting.

Delegates were in the country from 23 to 27 January 2017. Brisla delegation organized in collaboration with the Department of International Trade (DIT) of the British High Commission in Colombo.








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