Information Bank for economic diplomacy soon, says Harsha De Silva

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Dec 16, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka plans to launch a ‘Knowledge Platform,’ an online internet information bank to promote economic diplomacy, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Harsha de Silva said.

The platform would be launched by the end of the first quarter of 2016.

De Silva revealed this during the second meeting of the Inter Agency Task Force on Promotion of Economic Diplomacy set up to coordinate between various government agencies and chambers of commerce to push the economic diplomacy agenda by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday.

The knowledge platform is being built to provide important and up to date information on economic, trade, investment and related information on Sri Lanka to its High Commissions and Embassies in foreign countries and also obtain country specific information from the missions abroad.