Norway to push development drive
Minister D M Jayaratne with Norwegian Ambassador Hilda
The Norwegian Government has agreed to expand investments in Sri
Lanka, said Norway Ambassador to Sri Lanka Hilda Haraldstad when she met
Prime Minister D M Jayaratne at Visumpaya yesterday.
She said a high level business delegation is due in Sri Lanka next
year to start new industries, a press release issued by the Prime
Minister's office said.
The Prime Minister said a better environment is prevailing in Sri
Lanka for new investments. The Prime Minister expressed his gratitude
for the decision taken by the Norwegian Government to expand investments
in Sri Lanka. He said plans are under way to strengthen the country's
economy under the Mahinda Chintana vision. The Prime Minister also met
Switzerland Ambassador to Sri Lanka Thomas Litscher yesterday.