February 18, 2016 02:09 pm
The Secretary of State for International Trade of the Kingdom of Belgium, Pieter De Crem is visiting Sri Lanka today, the Government Information Department announced.
He is scheduled to meet Acting Foreign Minister Harsh de Silva, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka, as well as State Minister for International Trade, Sujeewa Senasinghe.
The Belgian minister is also expected to meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
During his visit, De Crem aims to increase business and trade links between Sri Lanka and Belgium.
He will confirm the Belgian government’s commitment to assist Sri Lanka’s economic development and explore avenues to intensify bilateral cooperation. He will also receive first-hand information on the business climate and the latest political developments in Sri Lanka.