Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa received an Omani delegation from Shumookh Investment and Services which is the investment arm of Madayn – the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates of the sultanate, at Temple Trees, the official residence of the prime minister, in Colombo, on Monday.
The Shumookh delegation comprised chief executive officer Eng Musallam Juma al Hadaifi, executive director Abdullah al Bulushi, and legal counsel Robin Mande. Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to Sri Lanka H E Al Sheikh Jumah Hamdan al Shehhi, and first secretary Mohammed al Mukhaini of the Omani Embassy in Colombo, also joined the delegation during the meeting.
Prime Minister Rajapaksa and the Omani delegation discussed ways and means to enhance economic cooperation between Sri Lanka and Oman including investment opportunities in particular.
The Omani delegation also met with State Minister of Finance, Capital Markets and State Enterprise Reforms Ajith Nivard Cabraal at the Ministry of Finance in Colombo and explored areas for economic collaboration. They also held a series of meetings with officials of different ministries, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and with the chairman of the Board of Investment.
The Sri Lankan Embassy in Muscat jointly with the Embassy of Oman in Colombo organised the visit to Sri Lanka from Shumookh Investment and Services of Madayn Oman under the investment bubble corridor.
Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate of Oman H E Ameer Ajwad said that the visit of the delegation from the high-profile establishment to Sri Lanka will open new vistas ofeconomic cooperation between the two countries.
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