Ambassador M. Rizvi Hassen paid a courtesy call on H.E. Hasan Buyukdede, Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology of Turkey on 29th September 2020. During the meeting the Ambassador apprised the Deputy Minister on the trade & investment potentials in Sri Lanka

The Deputy Minister expressed his willingness exchange expertise in the field of science technology, establishment of free zones and industrial zone and technological know-how on the SME sector and standardization.

The Deputy Minister further requested to expedite signing of the memorandum of understanding between Turkish Standards Institution and Sri Lanka Standards Institution.

Ms. Yoshitha Jayasuriya Counsellor (Commerce) of the Embassy and Mr. Mustafa Erdogan, Director General of EU & Foreign Affairs at the Ministry of Industry and Technology also participated at the meeting.