ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday, August 26, 2007
Vol. 42 - No 13
Financial Times  

Sri Lanka-Poland Business Council AGM

The Sri Lanka – Poland Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce held its seventh Annual General Meeting recently in the presence of Ken Balendra Honorary Consul General of Poland.

With a population of 38 million, Poland is the largest among the 10 countries that joined the EU in 2004. The Polish economy has been growing at a steady pace of over 5% annually, driven by FDI EU Development Funds, as well as remittances from foreign employment.

This has improved the real wages and income of the Polish people resulting in greater purchasing power, said Nirmali Samaratunga, President, Sri Lanka – Poland Business Council. She said Poland could be considered as a very potential market for Sri Lanka exports as well as for tourism.The following were among those elected to the Executive Committee for the period 2007/2008: Nirmali Samaratunga (Mackwoods Ltd) - President, Claude Perera (Mabroc Teas) - Vice President and Kumara Semage (Semage & Co. Ltd) - Vice President.


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