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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2613

A delegation of Jeddah Chamber of Commerce is in town today

Colombo, 15 May, ( A four member delegation from the Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Jeddah is is in Sri Lanka on a four day visit from today until 18th May.

The visit of the delegation which is initiated and organized by the Consulate General is being headed by Mr. Mazen Mohamed Batterjee, Vice President of JCCI who is a prominent businessman. The other members include Mr. Mustafa Ahmed Kamal Sabri, Secretary General of JCCI and prominent businessmen Mr. Ziad Bassam M. Al-Bassam and Mr.Khaled Abdul Kader M. Naseef who are members of the JCCI.

The delegation will meet with the Federation of Chamber of Commerce & Industries of Sri Lanka (FCCIL) and will be introduced by them to a number of Sri Lankan businessmen who are interested in doing business with Saudi Arabia. The FCCISL while hosting the delegation for a cocktail party and also introduce them to Prof. G. L. Peiris, Minister of Export Development & International Trade and to R.M.S.B.Navinne, Minister of Rural Industries & Self Employment.

A wide range of Sri Lankan businessmen who are dealing with Tea, Gem & Jewellery, Spices, Coconut based products, Foliage, ornamental Fish, dehydrated fruits & vegetables, Furniture, Ayurvedic products & services, Tourism, Human resources, Fisheries, Shipping & Freight Forwarding, Minerals water Confectioneries etc, are expected to have a broad interaction with the visiting delegation.

The visiting delegation will also expect to sign a Memorandum of Understating with the FCCISL in order to promote, strengthen and expand trade investment and economic scientific and technological co-operation between enterprises, entrepreneurs and organizations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka.

The delegation will also have an opportunity to visit the Machinery Exhibition at the BMICH tomorrow, which is organized by the Small and Medium Enterprise Developers in collaboration with Ministry of Industrial Development for the third successive year. The exhibition covering 200 stalls with Machinery, Ancillary equipment, Processes methods and New Technology will be of interest to the visiting delegation.

The visiting Saudi delegation from Jeddah is also expected to visit prominent tourist attractions of Sri Lanka such as the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Ayurvedic Helath Spas and Nuwara Eliya is also included in the agenda.

- Asian Tribune -

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