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A session on ‘Bilateral trade between Sri Lanka and Norway’ will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., at the Chamber Auditorium, No: 450, D R Wijewardene Mawatha, Colombo 10.  

Norwegian Ambassador Thorbjourn Gaustadsaether will be the special guest speaker. He will be accompanied by Admin Counsellor Hans Jensrud and Senior Advisor L. Wijenathan of the Norwegian Embassy.

In the wake of the Norwegian Foreign Minister’s visit to Sri Lanka recently, there seem to be many areas of business open for Sri Lankans. There is potential for renewable energy, solar power, fisheries sector and opportunities for investments in Sri Lanka by way of foreign direct investments (FDIs). 

Exports to Norway are mainly apparel, gloves, etc. Imports from Norway include fertilizer, machinery mechanical appliances, etc.     

At the session, the members will get an opportunity to meet the ambassador and the officials of the embassy and get information on business with Norway and other services available in Norway.  

Norway is known as the ‘land of the midnight sun’, a picturesque country with old-world charm surrounded by mountains, glaciers, with museums and historic buildings of the 10th century Viking age. 

For registration for the session, you may contact the chamber: TP 4741788 (Fouad) or email [email protected]; [email protected] 

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