SLKBC hosts business networking evening

Facilitating and promoting bilateral trade and investment:

by malinga
March 31, 2024 1:04 am 0 comment 43 views

The Sri Lanka-Korea Business Council (SLKBC), of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce hosted a networking evening for Members of the Council, diplomats, Government officials and industry representatives recently to foster collaboration and bilateral cooperation.

The chief guest, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Sri Lanka Miyon Lee was accompanied by the Deputy Ambassador, Consul, and Third Secretary of the Embassy. Government officials of the Board of Investment, Export Development Board, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and representatives from the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency, Korea Businessmen Association) and Korea Exim bank were also present. President of SLKBC, Asitha Martis outlined the importance of such networking events in facilitating and promoting bilateral trade and investment, and cultural exchange.

Ambassador Lee echoed this sentiment, expressing that bolstering diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties between the two nations are vital to facilitate collaboration across various sectors. Insightful presentations on the Korean visa process, KOTRA’s role in facilitating trade and investment, and KOICA’s commitment to development cooperation, as well Exim bank’s operations and ongoing projects followed.

The presentations were followed by a networking session.

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