Trade between Sri Lanka and Singapore is expected to be projected to a new level and significantly enhanced with the visit to Sri Lanka of the K. Shanmugam, Foreign Minister of Singapore accompanied by a high profile Business Delegation.
A Singapore Business Forum is being organized in Sri Lanka to coincide with the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Singapore. A highly successful pre-mission Business Seminar titled "Business Opportunities in Sri Lanka" organized by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and supported by International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, the trade facilitation arm of the Ministry of Trade of Singapore and the Sri Lanka High Commission in Singapore last month at which Mr. Shamil Mendis, President of the Sri Lanka - Singapore Business Council, Mr. H.Z. Cassim, Deputy Chairman of Overseas Realty, owners of the World Trade Center, Colombo 1 and Havelock City, a major Singapore Investor in Sri Lanka and Mr. D.G.A.P. Dharmapriya, Minister (Commercial), of the High Commission of Sri Lanka among others made presentations.
The Sri Lanka – Singapore Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will be organizing the "Sri Lanka- Singapore Business Forum on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 from 8.30 am to 2.00 pm. Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Central, Sri Lanka Tourism Chairman Dr. Nalaka Godahewa, and Board of Investment Director Ms. Y. G. Rajapakse, Executive, are expected to speak at the Forum.
Photo caption: Shamil Mendis, President, SLSBC making a presentation at the IE-SBF Sri Lanka Business Opportunities Seminar.