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Tuesday, July 02, 2013 - 05.41 GMT
President attends Sri Lanka Seychelles Business Forum

 

President Mahinda Rajapaksa on his final day of the state visit to the Republic of Seychelles attended the Sri Lanka Seychelles Business Forum yesterday (July 1).

President was received at the venue, Kempinski Seychelles Resort, by Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Paul Adam, Principal Secretary of Finance, Trade and Investment Steve Fanny and Chairman of Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry Marco Francis.

Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G. L. Peiris made the opening remarks and introduced the Sri Lankan delegation.

Governor of Central Bank, Ajith Nivard Cabraal and Chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission Nalaka Godahewa made presentations at this Forum.

Principal Secretary of Finance, Trade and Investment Steve Fanny and Chairman of Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry Marco Francis made presentations for Seychelles.

Following the business forum, President Rajapaksa visited the Seychelles Bio-Diversity Center accompanied by Minister of Environment and Energy Prof. Rolph Payet. Senior members of the environment sector and NGO's were present during this visit. To commemorate his visit, President planted a Coco de Mer seed at the Bio-Diversity Center.
 




 

 
 
   
   
     
   
   

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