More Australian investors keen on Lanka - High Commissioner
Sri Lanka is now in a favourable situation for international business
after the end of conflict and the global economic downturn, Australian
High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Kathy Klugman said.
Australian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Kathy Klugman
accepting the annual report from Sri Lanka-Australia-New Zealand
Business Council Vice President Seneka Silva at the AGM. Picture
by Saliya Rupasinghe
Speaking at the 15th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka –
Australia – New Zealand Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of
Commerce (CCC) held last week the High Commissioner said with the ending
of the conflict, the confidence of Australian investors towards Sri
Lanka was increasing.
She requested the members of the Council to inform the High
Commission of possible opportunities that exist for Australian
businesses and reiterated that the Australian High Commission is keen to
build trade and investment relationships between Sri Lanka and
“The Australian economy has recovered relatively quickly from the
slowdown that followed the global financial crisis.
The country economy is now two months into its 20th year of
This week’s national accounts for the three months ended June reveal
growth of 1.2 percent, it’s the highest in three years,” she said.