The 18th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka – Malaysia Business Council was held at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce recently. The Council, which focuses on the objectives of ‘promoting investment, trade and joint ventures between Sri Lanka and Malaysia’, functions under the aegis of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
H.E. Azmi Zainuddin, High Commissioner for Malaysia in Sri Lanka and Chief Guest in his speech stated that he looks forward to future support of the council for various activities and also stated that the High commission looks forward to support the council in all its activities.
Mrs. Dushy Jayaweera, Director/General Manager, Hemas Air Services (Pvt) Ltd was elected to continue as the President of the Council for the year 2012/2013. She mentioned that the incoming Committee would encourage more joint ventures between Sri Lanka and Malaysia, exchange information on trade & investment, conduct joint meetings with Malaysian business organizations in Sri Lanka and Malaysia and will serve as a recognized representative of the business sector interests in Sri Lanka.
Mrs. Nilrukshi De Silva, Head of Business Development, Macksons Paints Lanka (Pvt) Ltd and Mr. Manjula Thawalampitiya, Senior Vice President - Finance & Administration, Epic Lanka Group were appointed as Vice Presidents respectively.