A Sri Lankan business delegation will be visiting Central European countries on an export promotion mission, a senior official of the Sri Lanka Export Development Board(EDB) told the Business Times.
The EDB will lead the delegation to Austria, Croatia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic from February 15 to 19.
The delegation will comprise experienced exporters ranging from the agro-food, aqua-culture, garment and handloom-product to the IT and BPO, chemical, and power and engineering sectors.
The visit is being arranged under ‘CEEPro 2010", the Central Europe Export Promotions 2010 initiative, which is a national campaign to promote Sri Lankan exports to Central Europe, he said.
The Croatian partner organization, the Croatian Chamber of Economy, will bring together potential Croatian buyers to meet with the Sri Lankan delegates on February 17, he added. The meetings will take place at Croatian Chamber of Economy headquarters in Zagreb. The Croatian Chamber of Economy, which has actively being promoting CEEPro 2010, has invited approximately 200 Croatian businessmen to the meetings.
"CEEPro 2010" is a national campaign to promote Sri Lankan exports to Central Europe.