Sri Lankan Deputy High Commissioner to Southern India, V.Krishnamoorthy along with Minister (Commercial) Yasantha De Silva undertook an official visit to Kerala from 18-20 December, 2019 with the objective of highlighting the trade and investment opportunities in Sri Lanka.

A three day visit consisted of business networking event with Cochin Chamber of Commerce & Industry, participation at Food & Hospitality Expo Summit in Kochi, Round Table Conference with Kerala Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Trade & Investment Seminar with CII Trivandrum Chapter and one on one business meetings with importers and investors in Kochi and Trivandrum.

The business networking event was organized in collaboration with the Cochin Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Kochi and Trade & Investment Seminar in Collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry in Trivandrum, to disseminate information on Sri Lanka’s business potentials among the Kochi and Trivandrum entrepreneurs. At both the events, Deputy High Commissioner expressed that more opportunities are available for Indian companies which are yet to explore in the Sri Lankan market as Sri Lanka has entered into a free trade agreement with India which is not fully utilized by both the parties. The Minister (Commercial) made a comprehensive presentation on Trade and Investment opportunities in Sri Lanka for Kerala businessmen who wish to engage with Sri Lankan businessmen. A round table conference was held with the Executive Committee Members of Kerala Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Trivandrum.

The officials met a few prominent investors in Kochi & Trivandrum in the fields of Food, hospitality and education sector and invited them to invest in Sri Lanka.

The above comprehensive trade and investment promotion programme in Kerala was conducted by the Commercial Division of the Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission in Chennai.


The Minister (Commercial) making a presentation at business networking event at Cochin Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Kochi


The Deputy High Commissioner and Minister (Commercial) were at Round Table Conference with Ex Com Members of Kerala Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Trivandrum



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