Chairman of Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, Dr. Lakshman Jayaweera hosted a high powered delegation from Guangdong Province, China and briefed them on possibilities of investing in Sri Lanka.
The Chinese delegation was led by Mr. Li Jian, Deputy Director General of the Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government of Guangdong province. He was accompanied Mr. Huang Guoping, Director and Ms. Phoenix Ge from People’s Government of Guangdong Province. The delegation also included members of the Media from Guangdong who covered the visit to Sri Lanka. The mission to Sri Lanka is part of an official visit to a number of Asian countries to cover the maritime silk route.
Guangdong is a key province of China and is in fact its economic powerhouse. With a Gross Domestic Product, which is more than US$1Trillion, the province can boast of having an economy whose volume surpasses that of many developed nations. Guangdong houses many of China’s most advanced industries which are located notably at the cities of Guangzhou and Shenzhen.