Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Singapore and Sri Lanka sign free trade agreement
Tue, Jan 23, 2018, 12:56 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Singapore signed a Free Trade Agreement on Tuesday (Jan 23) deepening the economic ties and facilitating greater trade flows between the two countries.

The signing of the Free Trade Agreement took place following the bilateral discussions between visiting Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong and President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, the President's Media Division said.

The Singapore Prime Minister arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday for a three-day official visit on an invitation extended by the President.

The Minister for Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama and Minister for Trade and Industry of the Republic of Singapore S. Iswaran signed the Free Trade Agreement on behalf of the respective Governments, in the presence of President Sirisena, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Under the FTA, Singapore and Sri Lanka companies will gain greater access to each other's markets across many sectors, Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Record income from Cinnamon exports last year
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lankan Premier promotes peace and reconciliation at annual feast of Madhu Church
-- [4 hours ago]
Navy officer arrested for abduction of 11 youths given Rs. 500,000 from a Navy account
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to purchase refined petroleum products
-- [5 hours ago]
Hatton-Colombo main road completely blocked due to earth slide
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Commercial Bank continues growth in Q2 to post strong 6-month result
-- [6 hours ago]
SriLankan Airlines flights to Cochin temporarily suspended
-- [7 hours ago]
Foreign Ministry holds 2nd Integrated Consular Mobile Service in Mannar
-- [7 hours ago]
Private Bus strike from midnight today to protest new spot fines
CID to record a statement from former president regarding abduction of Journalist Keith Noyahr

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.