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Sri Lanka and Thailand hold high-powered talks to explore mutually beneficial investment corridors

Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of UN Proclamation of the International Day of Vesak, Sri Lanka gifts an Art work of ‘Sri Dalada Perahera’ to UNESCAP for displaying at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok

Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of UN Proclamation of the International Day of Vesak, Sri Lanka gifts an Art work of ‘Sri Dalada Perahera’ to UNESCAP for displaying at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok

At the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC),Bangkok, on the Visakha Pooja Day, 22nd May 2022 (22May Vesak 2567 BE), commemorating the 25th Anniversary of United Nations Proclamation of the International Day of Vesak, Ambassador of Sri Lanka and Permanent Representative to UNESCAP, C. A. Chaminda I. Colonne, handed over a magnificent traditional Art work of ‘Sri Dalada Perahera’ to the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations & Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana to display at the UNCC in Bangkok.

Sri Lanka Embassy in Bangkok joins the “57th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar” inaugurated by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Sri Lanka Embassy in Bangkok joins the “57th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar” inaugurated by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

The Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Bangkok joined the International Charity product expo of the year “57th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar” under the theme “Shop for a Cause” at Siam Paragon, Bangkok from 17-19 May 2024, organized by the Thai Red Cross Society in collaboration with the spouses of the Ambassadors in Bangkok. The spouse of the Ambassador of Sri Lanka Stephen Senanayake was a member of the organizing committee and Co-Director of the raffle draw. For the very first time Thai Red Cross souvenirs and raffle tickets were purchased all over the world through online platform iredcross.org.

Sri Lanka and Thailand hold high-powered talks to explore mutually beneficial investment corridors

To further enhance and expand investment corridors between Sri Lanka and Thailand, the Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Bangkok, together with the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd, co-hosted a high-powered dialogue by inviting leading line agencies and trade chambers of commerce of Thailand to an opportunity exploration meeting recently.

Several senior level dignitaries from Thai-Sri Lanka Chamber of Commerce, Thailand Board of Investment, Thai Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade Thailand, Federation of Thai Industries, Department of South Asian, Middle East & African Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and Department of International Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand actively participated in these progressive talks to explore and identify bilateral investment opportunities between the two countries.
The discussions explored multiple investment opportunities Sri Lanka could offer by way of the CHEC Port City and also, its six thrust sectors of Manufacturing, ICT, Hospitality & Tourism, Agri & Food Processing, Infrastructure and Other Services, in addition to options that could also enable Sri Lankan enterprises to expand supply chain operations in Thailand.
Opening the high-powered forum, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Thailand and Permanent Representative to United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), C.A. Chaminda I. Colonne warmly welcomed representatives from both Sri Lanka and Thailand and said, “Under the National Policy Frame Work ‘Vistas of Prosperity & Splendour’, and the twenty Foreign Policy guidelines of the present Government led by H. E. the President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka, priority has been given, Sri Lanka to become an investment friendly country with high level of doing business to attract sustainable foreign direct investments.”

Ambassador recalled with honour, the acceptance of her invitation extended to Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, for Thai investors to invest in the Colombo Port City Project and other investment opportunities in Sri Lanka, during her recent courtesy call and conveyed special gratitude to Director-General Darm Boontham of the Department of South Asian, Middle East and African Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand for facilitating to arrange the virtual meeting within a short time span.
Chairman Board of Investment (BOI) Sri Lanka, Sanjaya Mohottala while providing a comprehensive overview of Sri Lanka’s compelling investment climate and outlining Sri Lanka’s unique investment focused propositions, said, “These discussions have exposed us to the vast potential of investment prospects that can open the doors for transformational change and positively impact the future of both our economies. Sri Lanka offers dynamic and multifold opportunities, and we warmly welcome the investment community of Thailand to take advantage of this potential, which enables global enterprises to establish regional headquarters in Sri Lanka through the CHEC Port City and make full use of our suite of strategic investment propositions ranging from its key thrust sectors, market access, geographic location, economic fundamentals, winning & capable talent, and quality of life.”

Port City Colombo Country Manager – Sales and Investor Relations, Radhika Ellepola presented the project’s Master Plan. He elaborated on the progress of the project, state-of-the-art infrastructure, sustainability, unmatched opportunities to invest in the multi services Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and its salient features. He apprised the Thai business chambers and other officials of the four main real estate asset classes – Residential, Commercial, Hospitality and Mixed Use Developments in which opportunities can be explored.
He added that Port City Colombo offers a unique advantage given its geographically significant location and that it can serve as the region’s hub for services.
Director of Thai Enterprise Development Division of Board of Investment Thailand, Punlop Punyasiri, Vice Chairman of Committee on South Asia, Middle East and Africa Affairs of Board of Trade Thailand, Songsang Patavanich, and President of Textile Industry Association, Somsak Srisupornwanich, representing Federation of Thai Industries also addressed the forum.

Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka
Bangkok, Thailand

27th September 2021

Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of UN Proclamation of the International Day of Vesak, Sri Lanka gifts an Art work of ‘Sri Dalada Perahera’ to UNESCAP for displaying at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok

Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of UN Proclamation of the International Day of Vesak, Sri Lanka gifts an Art work of ‘Sri Dalada Perahera’ to UNESCAP for displaying at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok

At the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC),Bangkok, on the Visakha Pooja Day, 22nd May 2022 (22May Vesak 2567 BE), commemorating the 25th Anniversary of United Nations Proclamation of the International Day of Vesak, Ambassador of Sri Lanka and Permanent Representative to UNESCAP, C. A. Chaminda I. Colonne, handed over a magnificent traditional Art work of ‘Sri Dalada Perahera’ to the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations & Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana to display at the UNCC in Bangkok.

Sri Lanka Embassy in Bangkok joins the “57th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar” inaugurated by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Sri Lanka Embassy in Bangkok joins the “57th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar” inaugurated by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

The Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Bangkok joined the International Charity product expo of the year “57th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar” under the theme “Shop for a Cause” at Siam Paragon, Bangkok from 17-19 May 2024, organized by the Thai Red Cross Society in collaboration with the spouses of the Ambassadors in Bangkok. The spouse of the Ambassador of Sri Lanka Stephen Senanayake was a member of the organizing committee and Co-Director of the raffle draw. For the very first time Thai Red Cross souvenirs and raffle tickets were purchased all over the world through online platform iredcross.org.