German Ambassador to Sri Lanka Juergen Morhard with Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake
The Government of Germany will extend its full cooperation to Sri Lankan government in its endeavours to achieve the set development goals under good governance, Ambassador of Germany to Sri Lanka Juergen Morhard said.
German Ambassador Morhard announced this when he met Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake at the Ministry of Finance yesterday.
The German ambassador also stated that several top level entrepreneurs from his country were anticipating to investing in Sri Lanka and it is of paramount importance to provide them necessary infrastructure facilities and diplomatic assistance in that regard.
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake pointed out in the meeting with Ambassador Morhard that the attention paid by the German Government towards Sri Lanka was very important. He also said that several leading countries have already consented to invest in different sectors in Sri Lanka and a share of the contribution by Germany was also important at this juncture.
At the same time, Minister Karunanayake acknowledged the assistance already provided by the Government of Germany to Sri Lanka for economic development.