Sri Lankan delegation at Ethiopian construction exhibition | Sunday Observer

Sri Lankan delegation at Ethiopian construction exhibition

17 November, 2019

A delegation comprising representatives of three local construction companies took part in the 16th Etio-con International Construction Exhibition in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia recently.

The exhibition provided a platform for members of the delegation to link with prospective business personnel in this market. It was also a meeting point for international construction companies to explore the potential in Ethiopia and Africa.

An EDB (Export Development Board) spokesman said the local construction companies secured new contacts and are in discussion to explore business opportunities in the African region.

The EDB and the Sri Lanka Embassy in Ethiopia organised this event as a collaborative program and facilitated the three Sri Lankan companies; APS Lanka, Saw Engineering and International Construction Consortium to participate in the exhibition.

The EDB has identified the professional service sector (Construction) as a focus sector which aimed at global positioning of the sector by country branding and promotion in the key target markets, including African region

The EDB plans to organise similar programs in other countries to explore business opportunities for Sri Lankan constructors.