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Singapore Foreign Minister visiting next week

Singaporean Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam is visiting Sri Lanka from May 26-June 2, leading a powerful business delegation, officials said on Wednesday. The businessmen are from the Singapore Business Federation (SBF). “One of the key expectations of the delegation is to establish mutually beneficial relationships with key government officials as well as the Sri Lankan business community during this visit,” the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) said in a statement. The Sri Lanka – Singapore Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will be organizing the “Sri Lanka- Singapore Business Forum on Wednesday, May 30 to coincide with the visit.

Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Nalaka Godahewa, Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism and Ms. Y. G. Rajapakse, Executive Director (Investment), Board of Investment are expected to speak at the Forum.

The delegation comprises representatives from various sectors such as Construction, Infrastructure, PPPs, Urban Development, Transportation, Energy , Legal Services, Hotels and Resorts, Supplies and Freight, Software, Education services, Retail, Property Development, Consumer Electronics, Marine Services, Financial services, Integrated city development, Furniture etc.

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