The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka in association with the Dhronacharya International Business Council India, conducted a B2B session for corporate/business community to explore trade and investment opportunities in Sri Lanka on Wednesday, 28
September 2022 at the National Chamber Auditorium.
18-member business delegation was consisting of importers, exporters and potential investors from the industry mix of food & agricultural products, trading, textile manufacturers, auto component manufacturers, IT products and services, civil construction, building materials,
electrical services, media equipment, and engineering institutions owners etc. There were more than 50 Sri Lankan business organizations joined the B2B session with the intention of exploring business opportunities.
Addressing the business forum President of the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka Mr. Nandika Buddhipala appreciated the interest taken by the delegation and thank Indian government for the support extended during the most difficult time Sri Lanka is going through.
He further stated, the Indian economy was opened in 1990s much later than Sri Lanka, however, managed to achieve a tremendous progress in attracting FDIs and increasing international trade discounting the fact that their ability to resort to home grown solutions being second most
populous, fifth largest GDP and seventh largest country by area in the world.
The President of Dhronacharya Business Council of India Mr. Gunaseelan addressing the gathering said, India had been a true friend of Sri Lanka from the ancient times. The business community in India is very much interested in doing business with Sri Lanka and the delegation
is here to explore the possibilities in the trade and investment aspects. Further Mr. Gunaseelan noted that his business Council will continue to bring in more and more business delegations to Sri Lanka.
National Chamber acknowledge the support and the guidance extended by Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka and Deputy High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Chennai Dr. Venkateshwaren, in organizing the delegation visit and the support extended by Export Development Board of Sri Lanka.