The virtual meeting served as a significant platform for fostering dialogue, exploring mutual interests, and strengthening bilateral economic cooperation between Sri Lanka and Indonesia.

During the meeting, Chairman of the CCC Vish Govindasamy highlighted the commitment of Sri Lanka to foster deeper economic collaboration with Indonesia. He expressed the readiness of Sri Lanka to organize a visit of a business delegation to Indonesia, emphasizing the country’s keen interest in exploring trade and investment opportunities.

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Indonesia and ASEAN Admiral Professor Jayanath Colombage highlighted the significance of Sri Lanka’s “Look East Policy,” particularly emphasizing the country’s focus on Southeast Asian nations like Indonesia. He provided updates on the Indonesia -Sri Lanka Preferential Trade Agreement and Sri Lanka’s submission of Letter of Intent to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). Additionally, he extended a warm invitation to Indonesian investors to explore opportunities in Sri Lanka.

Vice Chairman of International Relations at KADIN Bernardino Moningka Vega shared insights from his previous business visit to Sri Lanka in 2018. He emphasized Sri Lanka’s potential for investments in sectors such as power, value-added manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals.

Participants for the meeting from included Committee Member of the CCC Gerard Victoria, Manager/Associations & Business Councils Deandra Weinman, Second Secretary (Commercial) of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Jakarta Heshani Kaushalya, and – Head of the Sri Lanka Desk of KADIN Deepak Samtanai.

Embassy of Sri Lanka

27 February 2024



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