HAMBANTOTA DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE VISITS UK
Posted on November 2nd, 2012

The High Commission of Sri Lanka London

A 15-member delegation from the Hambantota District Chamber of Commerce on its recent visit to the UK had an interactive dialogue with sections of the Sri Lankan community here to build trade and commercial links and explore technology transfer.

At a reception held at the Sri Lanka High Commission in London the delegates from Hambantota whose commercial interests range from textiles and the dairy industry to machinery and tyre manufacture, discussed with the UK-based Sri Lankans interested in investment and setting up projects in Sri Lanka possibilities of joining hands to further economic development

Also present on the occasion were representatives of Gateway Asia which is a partner of the West London Chamber of Commerce. Interest was shown in reaching a Memorandum of Understanding between Gateway Asia and the Hambantota Chamber of Commerce in a variety of areas including tourism development, women’s entrepreneurial  advancement and skills development for youth.

High Commissioner Dr Chris Nonis  spoke of the huge potential of the Hambantota district particularly as a result of the new port, airport and other infrastructure developments that would help substantially to expand bilateral links.

Azmi Thassim , the leader of the Hambantota delegation , Mr. Jayampathi Perera, British Sri Lanka Chamber of Commerce and Ash Varma, Director Gateway Asia also addressed the gathering.

 

 

 

2 Responses to “HAMBANTOTA DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE VISITS UK”

  1. HussainFahmy Says:

    Azmi Thassim following his father’s foot step to Promote Sri Lanka overseas. We wish him and his team success in all their endeavours.

    We Hope Sri Lanka builds its future on the foundations of:-

    (A) MULTI-CULTURE (B) MULTI-LINGUAL (C) MULTI-FAITH (D) EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL CITIZENS (E) RESPECT ALL COMMUNITIES, THEIR HONOUR AND PROPERTY RIGHTS. (F) NO COMMUNITY CLAIMS SUPREMACY OVER THE OTHER OR MANIPULATES ELECTION OUTCOME (G) STRICTLY MERIT BASED GOVERNANCE (H) ALLEGIANCE TO ONE COUNTRY, ONE NATION. (I) MAKE A DIPLOMATIC EFFORT TO CONVINCE THE NEIGHBOUR TO BE PART OF THE SOLUTION AND RELIEVE THEIR CONCERNS AND ASSURE THEM OF A FAIR TREATMENT TO ALL COMMUNITIES.

  2. lingamAndy Says:

    HussainFahmy
    We Hope Sri Lanka builds !!! NO COMMUNITY CLAIMS SUPREMACY OVER THE OTHER !!!!
    We are one Nation !!! We only have one community left over anyway in mother Lanka!!!

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