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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2585

Second Construction Trade Mission will visit Qatar in Feb 2008

By Sunil C. Perera in Colombo

Colombo, 01 January, (Asiantribune.com): Chamber of Construction Industry Sri Lanka (CCI) will facilitate the visit of the second trade mission to the State of Qatar during the second week of February 2008 consequent to the satisfactory results in terms of Business Leads acquired by members of the delegation who visited Qatar during the period 2nd to 5th November 2007 and in view of the prevailing high demand for professional services and contracting capacities from Sri Lanka.

Since CCI has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Qatar Chamber of Proposed Commerce and Industry mission will seek the collaboration of the Qatar Chamber.

CCI has already established a Special Division for promotion of construction related professional services and contracting capacities, which will provide fee based professional services such as company registration, business registration, equity structuring, compliance with statutory requirements etc. in the State of Qatar.

CCI will also intervene with the Sri Lankan Government and Statutory Authorities to resolve any issues that could impede export of construction related professional services.

The Chamber will carry out an extensive awareness building programme, well ahead of the mission and shall identify potential clients matching the requirements of the members of the mission in order to establish meaningful business linkages.

Such efforts will include Publication of a Mission Directory, Documentary Film of 7 minutes duration, Series of News Releases, Media Conference and Direct Mail to 150 selected companies, in addition to use of Bankers and International Firms of Chartered Accountants to establish linkages.

A professional marketing consultant is also deployed on a success fee basis to facilitate linkage building.

The trade mission will be confined to a maximum of 25 organizations representing firms of Architects, Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Civil Engineering Contractors, Specialized Contractors such as M.E.P., Piling, Interior Decor and landscaping Manufacturers and Vendors furniture of Construction inputs including furniture and accessories.

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