Ambassador M.Rizvi Hassen received the Exco-members of the Turkey-Sri Lanka Business Council which operates under Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK) of Turkey at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Ankara. The delegation was led by the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Council, Mr. Beşir Uğur. Mr. Uğur was accompanied  by Mr. Murat İnce (Deputy Chairman),  Mr. Ömer Tekdemir (Deputy Chairman) , Mr. Hikmet Aslan (Member) and Ms. Selma Bardakçı (Coordinator of DEİK Asia Pacific Business Councils)

Discussions were centered on the expansion of the Council membership, identifying and solving the problematic issues relevant to the bilateral trade activities, promotion of  business and investment opportunities in both countries and organizing trade delegations from Turkey to Sri Lanka including organizing a trade delegation on the sidelines of the upcoming Joint Commitee on Economic and Technical Cooperation (JCETC) meeting which is expected to take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2020.

Embassy of Sri Lanka