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18-12-2017

Meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka

December 18th, 2017


On Monday December 18th, 2017, Secretary of State for Foreign Trade Pieter De Crem had a meeting with the Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Vasantha Senanayake.

Bilateral relations and trade between Belgium and Sri Lanka have been discussed, as well as the opportunities to further deepen and expand them. Secretary of State De Crem therefore emphasized the unique knowhow of Belgian companies in various sectors that are of great importance for the development of Sri Lanka, as well as the unique assets that Belgium offers to foreign investors as a gateway to the European market.

In 2016, Secretary of State De Crem headed an economic mission to Sri Lanka during which he discussed different projects of Belgian companies benefiting from the support of Finexpo, whose actions focuses on financing conditions for credits granted for the supply of equipment and services.


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