Germany to boost competitiveness of craftsmen | Sunday Observer

Germany to boost competitiveness of craftsmen

The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka (AHK Sri Lanka) signed an agreement on Friday on certification according German standards for Technipreneurs Lanka with German World Market leader Würth.

Within the framework of the Rs. 60 million Technipreneurs Lanka PPP (Public Private Partnership), which is co-funded by Würth Lanka and German Development Bank DEG/KfW, Country Manager of Würth Lanka,  Rohan Amirthiah and Chief Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka Andreas Hergenroether signed today an agreement on the certification of craftsmen entrepreneurship training in presence of the German Ambassador  Joern Rohde.

Chief Delegate Andreas Hergenroether said, “There is an urgent need to develop demand related knowhow of craftsmen in Sri Lanka. Our certification which is inspired in German industry driven quality control standards will increase the competitiveness of Sri Lankan craftsmen operating in the wider field of construction.”

There is an increasing demand for professional craftsmen such as electrical, mechanical, air conditioning, plumbing, carpentry, welding, aluminum, and general fabrication, and fitters.  

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