The Sri Lanka – Thailand Business Council visited Thailand from the 1st – 4th of February for B2B meetings and Bi-lateral talks with their Thai counterparts.
The 11 Member high-powered business delegation from Sri Lanka met with members of the Federation of Thai Industries and Board of Trade of Thailand to promote investment opportunities and joint ventures in Sri Lanka.
The meetings with the government body associations were followed by a full day B2B session comprising of over 60 Small and Medium Scale business at the Marriot Marquis Hotel in Bangkok. The B2B was organized with the assistance from the Department of International Trade and Promotion in Thailand. (DITP). The Delegates from Sri Lanka were introduced to over 60 business establishments looking to do business with Sri Lanka. The B2B meetings were hugely successful with members establishing direct contacts and leads for goods and services. Some of the Sri Lankan delegates signed up direct orders immediately with Thai companies.
The Sri Lankan delegation comprised of 11 companies in diversified fields of business. The delegation was led by the President of the business council, Mr. Rizan Nazeer of Transtrade International and included Mr. Lionel Fernando from Benjarong (Pvt ) Ltd, Mr. Asgar A.M. Musajee from M.M. Noorbhoy & Co. , Mr. Lalith Kumarage from Alucare (Pvt) Ltd, Mr. Rienzi Fernando of Roots Global (Pvt) Ltd Mr. Anverali Akbaraly of Raj Sons (Pvt) Ltd, Mr. Luxman Peiris of Dibbo Rubber Industries, Mr. Aasim Mukthar of Lanka Exhibition and Conference Services, Mr. Waruna Peiris of Waruna Printers & Publishers
Mrs. Kshenuka Senavirathna the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Thailand also participated at the meetings. During the talks the Sri Lanka delegation extended a warm invitation to their Thai counterparts to visit Sri Lanka and see firsthand the developments taking place.