ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday September 16, 2007
Vol. 42 - No 16
Financial Times  

Lankan Foreign Minister invites French investment

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama has highlighted the development projects embarked upon by the government to improve the infrastructure in the country in recent times, and invited French companies to invest here.

The minister made these observations when addressing the France-Sri Lanka Business Group at the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Paris (CCIP) during his visit recent visit to France, the Sri Lankan embassy in France said.

The meeting was co-chaired by Dr. Elisabeth Hervier, Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Paris which is the oldest and the largest business Chambers in Europe, and Ms Chitranganee Wagiswara, Ambassador for Sri Lanka in France.

At the CCIP meeting, the minister referred to road construction, power generation, railways, port and airport development projects in particular which are in the pipeline. He also spoke of the projects planned by the government in the newly cleared areas of the Eastern Province, which would serve as a model for peace building and development.


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