Advisory Council of Sri Lanka's Interests Launched in Sri Lanka High Commission in London

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The Sri Lanka High Commission in London inaugurated the Advisory Council of Sri Lanka's Interests (ACSLI) on 7th May 2024, under the patronage of His Excellency Rohitha Bogollagama, the High Commissioner.

The Advisory Council constitutes a diverse panel of Sri Lankan and British experts from various spheres including legal, banking, investment, tourism & hospitality, UK polity, and social and cultural engagement.

During the inaugural meeting, the Council deliberated on pivotal issues essential for fostering an investment-friendly climate in Sri Lanka, with discussions centering on critical topics such as taxation, employment laws, introducing new banking conveniences, and the burgeoning Service sector, as well as the new laws pertaining to the Colombo Port City. Additionally, the Council addressed the implementation of an appropriate visa programme aimed at attracting foreign investors, and enhancing air connectivity between Sri Lanka and both the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

His Excellency Rohitha Bogollagama, in his role as High Commissioner, has dedicated himself to leveraging his acumen and vision to accelerate the process of attracting crucial investments into the country. Undoubtedly, this initiative will help catalyse the endeavour. The outcomes and proposals formulated during this gathering will be presented to the Government of Sri Lanka for further deliberation and actionable steps.

8th May 2024
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