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Exhibition on Trade, Industry, Culture and Tourism in parallel with the CHOGM 2013 – 13th – 17th November 2013

ReflectionsIThe Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), held every two years to enable leaders of Commonwealth countries to come together to discuss global and Commonwealth issues and to decide on collective policies and initiatives will be held in Sri Lanka from 13th - 17h November 2013. Sri Lanka is privileged to hold this summit this Logo CHOGMyear, as this is the first time an Asian country is hosting this in 24 years. This prestigious event presents Sri Lanka a valuable opportunity to promote and reposition Sri Lanka as a strategically important economic centre of the world.

Most Improved in Doing Business in 2013

logo-doingbusiness-headerIn the past year 58% of economies covered by Doing Business implemented at least 1 institutional or regulatory reform making it easier to do business in the areas measured, and 23 undertook reforms in 3 or more areas. Of these 23 economies, 10 economies stand out as having jumped ahead the most in the relative ranking are: Poland, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Burundi, Costa Rica, Mongolia, Greece, Serbia and Kazakhstan. And for the first time in 7 years, a South Asian economy—Sri Lanka—ranks among those improving the most in the ease of doing business.


Sri Lanka wins the Offshoring Destination of the Year Award at NOA Awards 2013

NOA 380pxAmong all the other achievements of IT/BPO industry, Sri Lanka has won the ‘Off-shoring Destination of the Year’ at The National Outsourcing Association Awards (NOAAs). The NOAAs is the only award ceremony dedicated to the UK outsourcing sector and the award ceremony was held on Thursday 24th October 2013 at the Park Plaza Riverbank in London. Other shortlisted destinations for this award included Serbia and Fiji.

Gomes May Represent His Homeland

Jayantha Gomez 1aCalw / Hamburg. Asia-Africa Institute of the University of Hamburg will hold its 11th South Asia Day on 16 November. Sri Lanka will be in the limelight. This fits well because 60 years of diplomatic relations between Germany and Sri Lanka were recently celebrated in Berlin.