ECONOMYNEXT – The United Kingdom has expressed readiness to expand foreign direct investment in Sri Lanka, President Maithripala Sirisena's office said following a meeting with the British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox.
President Sirisena is visiting the UK to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the UK.
“Discussions were held in detail regarding further strengthening the bilateral relations between the two countries in a way which will pave the way to expand new trade and investment opportunities,” the President's office said in a statement.
President had said Sri Lanka had investment opportunities in the power generation sector and was keen to get push investments into agriculture and livestock areas.
UK has promised to put new investment opportunities in Sri Lanka on the Ministry of International Trade website, the statement said.