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::

* Sri Lanka delegation to leave for Kuwait to revive bilateral trade
Mon, Oct 8, 2018, 09:51 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 08, Colombo: A 13-member strong Sri Lankan official delegation led by Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen will leave for Kuwait today (October 8) to revive the bilateral trade with the second wealthiest economy in the Gulf.

The Sri Lankan official delegation led by Minister Bathiudeen comprises officials from the Ministries of Industry and Commerce, Finance, Megapolis Development, Foreign Affairs, Higher Education, as well as state agencies (Foreign Employment Bureau, Department of Commerce and Board of Investment

"We are reviving the Sri Lanka-Kuwait Joint Trade Committee after 21 years. This shall be a new turning point in the long-standing Kuwaiti-Sri Lanka relations," Minister Bathiudeen said on 4 October in Colombo.

Minister Bathiudeen was addressing the Kuwaiti Ambassador to Sri Lanka Khalaf Bu Dhhair in Colombo during a preparatory discussion on the Second Session of Sri Lanka-Kuwait Joint Trade Committee that will open in Kuwait on 9 October.

Kuwait is the second wealthiest country (per capita income at US$ 30,000) in the Gulf region after Qatar (IMF).

According to the Department of Commerce, an Agreement on Trade between Sri Lanka and Kuwait was signed in April 1994. The First Session of Sri Lanka - Kuwait Joint Committee Meeting was held in Colombo in March 1997.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Cyber attack on foreign embassy and other web sites in Sri Lanka
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka marks a decade of peace today amid threats
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka business chamber urges corporate leaders to act as a catalyst to build peace and revive the economy
-- [5 hours ago]
Christell Skin Clinic first skincare provider in Sri Lanka to acquire ISO 9001 certification
-- [7 hours ago]
Human Rights Watch says still no justice for Sri Lanka's victims of war ten years after
Best tribute to fallen war heroes is to ensure no recurrence of any war - Army Commander
Sri Lanka President committed to change social conditions that lead to increase in crimes
Sri Lanka President pardons 762 prisoners on the occasion of Vesak
Sri Lanka's EFL charting a course towards a sustainable logistics industry with voluntary ISO 14064 Certification
Special security arrangements for the devotees during Vesak

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.