The executive members of the Turkey Sri Lanka Business Council of the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey is expected to visit Sri Lanka from May 8 to 11 to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) to facilitate trade, investment and tourism between the two countries and to explore investment opportunities in Sri Lanka.
The delegation is also expected to meet with Industry and Commerce Minister and Sri Lanka-Turkey Joint Economic Commission Co-Chairman Rishad Bathiudeen, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, City Planning and Water Supply Minister and Sri Lanka-Turkey Parliamentary Friendship Association President Rauff Hakeem, Board of Investment (BoI) Chairman Upul Jayasuriya and other senior officials.
The delegation will also attend business-to-business (B2B) meetings with the members of the CCC.
The delegation represents a number of leading companies based in Turkey and their key areas of interest include aluminium, cement, plastics, tea, textile and tourism sectors.
Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey is responsible for leading foreign economic relations of the Turkish private sector in a variety of sectors, particularly foreign trade, international investment and services, international construction activities and logistics, exploring inward and outward investment opportunities as well as increasing the export volume of Turkish business and coordinating similar business development activities.