Oman to invest in Sri Lanka?

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BUSINESSTRIBUNE.LK- Recently a delegation of investors, from Oman, met with Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Temple Tree in Colombo.
The delegation represented Shumookh Investment and Services SAOC which is the investment arm of Madayn (The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates of the Sultanate of Oman). 

The Omani delegation comprised of the following official:

  • Ambassador of Oman to Sri Lanka Al-Sheikh Jumah Hamdan Al-Shehhi, 
  • Shumookh Investment Chief Executive Officer Eng. Musallam Juma Al Hadaifi,
  • Executive Director Abdullah Al Bulushi, 
  • First Secretary Mohammed Al Mukhaini of the Omani Embassy in Colombo 
  • Shumookh Legal Counsel Robin Mande.

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Omani delegation discussed on ways and means to enhance economic cooperation between Sri Lanka and Oman.

The Omani delegation also met with State Minister of Finance, Capital Markets and State Enterprise Reforms Ajith Nivard Cabraal at the Ministry of Finance in Colombo and explored areas for investment opportunities in Sri Lanka. 

A series of other meetings were also held with State Officials of different Ministries, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and the Board of Investment to further discuss areas of economic co-operation.

Sri Lanka Embassy in Oman jointly with the Embassy of Oman in Sri Lanka had organized the above visit of the Omani investors under the investment bubble concept.

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate of Oman Ameer Ajwad also assured that the above visit of a delegation from the high-profiled establishment of Madayn in Oman to Sri Lanka, would open new vistas for economic cooperation between the two countries.

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