Minister of National Planning and Infrastructure in Maldives Mohomed Aslam, ambassador of Maldives to Sri Lanka Omar Abdul Razak, other diplomatic staff from the embassy and the president and the vice presidents of Sri Lanka – Maldives Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce
Sri Lanka – Maldives Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce recently organized an evening of dinner and networking to welcome the new ambassador of Maldives to Sri Lanka, Omar Abdul Razak. The function took place at the Hilton Residences, Colombo.
Minister of National Planning and Infrastructure in Maldives Mohomed Aslam, other diplomats from the Embassy, high-level Businessmen and members of the Council participated in the function. Abdul Razak Omar presented his credentials to the President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena on February 1 .
Devinda Lorensuhewa, president of Sri Lanka – Maldives Business Council welcomed the new Ambassador.
“We warmly welcome His Excellency Omar Abdul Razak, ambassador for the Maldives in Sri Lanka and Madam Fathimath Zahir. It is my duty to brief you about our Council. Sri Lanka-Maldives Business Council was established in May 2007 as the 19th bilateral Business Council of Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and since the then, the Council has been operating and executing various projects and initiatives effectively for the betterment of the membership. So far we have organized six trade and investment promotion missions to the Maldives and have participated at Hotel Asia Exhibitions and Maldives Construction Fairs,” he said.
Lorensuhewa added that most Sri Lankan delegates concluded successful trade contracts with Maldivian business entities. These delegates were also provided with opportunities to visit a number of government institutions in the Maldives to discuss issues faced by them.
Furthermore, the Council is currently organizing a trade delegation to the Maldives to participate at the Food and Hospitality Asia Maldives 2019 Exhibition, to further develop their trade performance.
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