Sri Lanka to participate in Indian summit following CII visit

Nov 21, 2012 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s economic development minister Basil Rajapaksa will lead a delegation to India’s ‘Partnership Summit’ to be held in Agra in January, India’s high commission (embassy) said after a business delegation visited the island. Godrej had said that Indian companies could use to set up priority industries like pharmaceuticals, IT and tourism and hospitality based on the supportive policy by Sri Lanka’s government.

CII was also prepared to partner with Sri Lankan instructions on capacity building and training and shares its experience in promoting rural entrepreneurship.

Godrej had renewed an offer to train 200 Sri Lankan students at Infosys training facilities at Mysore, and requested Sri Lanka’s government to make use of the opportunity.

Minister Rajapaksa had accepted an invitation by the CII to lead a delegation to a ‘Partnership Summit’ to be held in Agra from 27-29 January, 2013, where a special session would be held for Sri Lanka.

“The Partnership Summit will provide opportunities to the government and businesses from Sri Lanka to showcase the trade & investment opportunities in Sri Lanka,” the High Commission said.

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and CII will launch a study to identify area